Skip to comments.Thieves Steal Ornaments From Satanic Groupís Christmas Tree In San Jose
Posted on 12/01/2018 2:45:03 PM PST by Simon Green
SAN JOSE (KPIX) The South Bays biggest holiday celebration appears to have fallen victim to thieves after someone robbed ornaments off a tree at Christmas in the Park in San Jose that had its decorations sponsored by a local Satanic group.
The crime happened just two days after the tree went up with the thieves apparently targeting a specific tree.
The tree targeted was decorated with pentagrams and other demonic symbols, its decorations sponsored by a Bay Area Satanic organization.
Some may wonder why a Satanic group would have a decorated tree at a holiday display like Christmas in the Park, but not the organizers of the event or the people who set up the tree.
Bay Area Satanist Simone Chavoor and her friend Tabitha spent Wednesday afternoon sprucing up the tree that was recently robbed.
The group decorated the tree on Black Friday, complete with an elaborate goat head as a tree topper.
Two days, later the topper and other satanic ornaments had vanished.
The Satanists filed a police report, but declined to file it as a hate crime.
It could be anything from kids, to people who dont agree with our viewpoint to people who are actually in agreement with us and think that our ornaments are cool, said Chavoor, a member of a local Satanic Temple as well as the independent group Satanic Bay Area, which sponsored this trees decorations.
There are more than 500 trees at Christmas in the Park which have been decorated by schools, sports teams and organizations of all kinds.
But it appears that the Satanic temples tree was the only one targeted this time.
It happens every year that one tree will get its ornaments stolen. We encourage people not to put ornaments on the trees that they think people will want to take, said Jason Minsky with Christmas in the Park. We encourage people to tie the ornaments to the tree so that they are harder to take.
The satanic tree is just down the sidewalk from a nativity scene which has also had its figures stolen over the years.
To some people, the close juxtaposition of Christian and Satanic symbols at a community Christmas event is no big deal.
Its freedom of speech and religion, said San Jose resident Grant Talarico. So as far as Im concerned the tree is fine.
Others said the Satanic tree could be offensive given the location.
Im not Christian, but Im sure some people would be offended because Christmas is a Christian holiday. And this seems like anti, since they have an upside down cross and everything, said Jag Jit of San Jose.
It is the second straight year that a Satanic groups Christmas in the Park decorations have been stolen or vandalized. Satanic Bay Area says its members will keep a close watch on the tree over the rest of the holiday period.
Why, those evil little bastards.
So they must be happy, right? (kind of a Bizarro thing?)
How sweet it is!
Satanists want to encourage theft, destruction, corruption - don’t they?
>> “To some people, the close juxtaposition of Christian and Satanic symbols at a community Christmas event is no big deal.” <<
The “Tree” is a Satanic symbol itself!
Sometimes it gets hard to make this stuff up.
Those trees were why Israel was scattered around the world. They are pagan to their core.
Yehova hates those trees.
Yeah...the pizza cutter killers.
There are sure a lot of dopes in this country.
Satanists want to encourage christmas trees!
Would they be heartbroken if it went up in flames?
That’s funny as Hell!
Not “theft” but vandalism.
Not “theft” but vandalism.
Shoulda torched that tree.
Shows how evil our nation has become and the Hell on earth it will become unless we stand up.
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