The Satanic Temple (TST) has filed a lawsuit against the City of Scottsdale, Arizona alleging religious discrimination following the city’s refusal to allow TST to participate in a policy that claims to allow any religious denomination to deliver invocations prior to public City Council meetings. Read more

The town of Richlands, VA police ordered the proprietor of one Mountain Magic occult shop to stop giving customers tarot card readings because ‘there is not a permitted use for tarot card reading in the zoning laws’. Read more

It probably doesn’t come as a shock to most that, the Satanic aesthetic being what it is, a lot of people in the Satanic community are fond of the horror genre. There are legitimate philosophical and historical underpinnings that cause these stories to resonate, and one of the great examples of that is Mary Shelley’s classic ‘Frankenstein; or, The Modern Prometheus.’ Read more

Most of us accept that the lip service paid to Christian conservatives is just a means to an end to secure their votes. This year his comments at annual, and insulting, National Prayer Breakfast are no exception. Read more

Theists tend to default to thinking that Satanists worship Satan in the same way they worship god. That is wrong. Atheists on the other hand, tend to default to saying that Satanists are ‘just humanists’ who are ‘just using Satan as a metaphor to mess with the religious.’ That too is wrong. Read more

Last week Missouri’s solicitor general, John Sauer, “clarified” the state’s position that the fetal heartbeat ultrasound component of the law is optional. That seems like a win, but it’s hard to be sure. Read more

Guest Post by The Satanic Temple Co-Founder Lucien Greaves regarding TST’s Grey Faction An Issue of Ethical Treatment The most objectionable part of the International Society for the Study of Trauma and Disociation (ISSTD) conference is the fact that mental health professionals can receive Continuing Education Units for attending. It’s one thing when people, out of personal interest or belief, attend conspiracist conferences that discuss bizarre theories related to nefarious secretive global cults allegedly using mind-control to subjugate the Free… Read more

Real-time chat during oral arguments of The Satanic Temple’s landmark case against Missouri’s informed consent laws with our guest commentator panel:Megan Kennedy from the Religious Education Series, TST legal counsel Stu De Haan, National Director for The Satanic Temple’s Religious Reproductive Rights Campaign Jex Blackmore, and TST Co-Founder Lucien Greaves. Read more

Discriminatory language is among the first of many steps that can be taken to consolidate power over a minority group. Even people who don’t empathize with the damage caused by a racial slur understand its power. In this guest piece by Megan Kennedy she explores the topic of othering language, and how that effects the secular community. Read more

On Wednesday, January 23rd 2018, the Missouri State Supreme Court will hear arguments in Mary Doe vs. Eric Greitens, et al. The case in which The Satanic Temple is challenging Missouri’s informed consent laws on the grounds of religious reproductive freedom. Read more

Follow Us!



Browse Our Archives