The Rise of the Satanists

(FTB) – Mano Singham:

I wrote recently about the setback suffered by a prisoner who said that he was a member of the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster and wanted religious privileges that corresponded to those given to members of other religions. The judge denied the request, saying that the record was clear that the Church of the FSM was intended all along as a parody.

This is where Satanists have an advantage in their efforts to separate church and state because the idea of Satan worship goes back well into biblical times and thus cannot be easily dismissed as not a religion. The group that has brought them the most publicity is The Satanic Temple that emerged on the scene only in 2013 and now claims 17 chapters around the country and about 100,000 members. …

singham 2016/05/01 satanists

The Satanic Temple

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