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Satanic Temple Claims Netflix's 'Sabrina' Illegally Copied Baphomet Statue

The Satanic Temple is willing to take "aggressive actions to protect our copyright" against Netflix, claiming its "Sabrina" series features a replica of their Baphomet statue.
Diana Tourjée
10.29.18
reproductive rights

Satanists vs. Republicans: A Battle for Abortion Rights Rages in Missouri

This week, a Missouri appeals court heard oral arguments from the Satanic Temple, who claim the state's abortion restrictions are a violation of their religious freedom.
Callie Beusman
9.14.17
LGBTQ

How the Satanic Temple Became a Queer Haven

The Temple is a haven for smart people with complicated identities that promotes benevolence and empathy.
Kate Ryan
7.24.17
The VICE Guide to Right Now

The Satanic Temple Wants to Save Kids from Abusive Teachers

The Temple plans to erect billboards in areas that still allow corporal punishment in public schools and notify school boards of children's civil rights.
Brian Moylan
3.16.17
reproductive rights

Praise Satan: Satanic Temple Will Protest Ohio's Six-Week Abortion Ban

"As the Ohio Bill is imposed for no medical purpose and presents no compelling state interest, it is simply a violation of our free exercise, we will fight back against it, and we will very likely prevail."
Kimberly Lawson
12.13.16
NSFW

'Cum Rags for Congress': Satanists Protest Texas Abortion Law with Semen Socks

In response to Texas' absurd fetus funeral rule, an activist from the Satanic Temple is encouraging people to send items coated in semen (or semen-like substances) to Governor Greg Abbott.
Callie Beusman
12.2.16
Stuff

The Satanic Temple Opened Its New Headquarters in Salem

The New England town has come to nurture a culture that is far more inclusive and tolerant of fringe religions than its reputation might suggest.
Leyland DeVito
9.23.16
Health

Judge Throws Out Satanic Temple's Lawsuit Against Insane Abortion Restrictions

The suit claimed that Missouri's 72-hour abortion waiting period violated a Satanic Temple member's religious freedom. Nearly a year after it was filed, a judge dismissed it on the grounds that the plaintiff was no longer pregnant.
Kimberly Lawson
8.5.16
abortion

Devil's Advocates: The Satanic Temple's Fight to Protect Your Abortion Rights

Amidst rising violence and an onslaught of clinic closures, the Satanic Temple is fighting to protect women's right to safe and legal abortion. We followed Satanic activists from across the country to find why.
Broadly Staff
6.16.16
The Up Close and Personal Issue

Satan Is Pro-Choice, So Is Jex Blackmore

Satanic Temple spokeswoman Jex Blackmore engages in what she calls "political theater," much of which focuses on abortion access.
Callie Beusman
5.27.16
Culture

We Attended the Satanic Temple's Naked Ritual Endorsing 'The Witch'

The Satanic Temple's ritualistic endorsement of the film 'The Witch' involved nudity, a dominatrix, and a speech about "socio-spiritual transgression."
Lauren Duca
2.26.16
satanic temple

Satanists Call for Investigation into 'Satanic Panic' Killing of 8-Year-Old Boy

In 2010, Gigi Jordan killed her autistic son, claiming that she wanted to save him from a lifetime of torture and sexual abuse. According to activists from the Satanic Temple, a therapist she saw may have contributed to her Satanic ritual–related...
Sophie Saint Thomas
2.17.16
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