Skip to comments.Satanic Temple launches campaign to 'protect' children and permit them to pray to Satan
Posted on 04/13/2014 3:25:06 PM PDT by NYer
Satanists want in on the right to pray in school - as long as they can pray to the devil.
The Satanic Temple states that they are fighting for the rights of public school students to learn in a cruelty-free classroom.
In a press release, the NYC organisation declares May 15 as "Protect Children Day," and describes a goal of ending physical and mental abuse in public schools.
After students register on Satanic Temple's ProtectChildrenProject.com, "the Temple will then notify their respective school boards that their deeply held beliefs oppose physical and psychological abuses, including the use of corporal punishment, physical restraints, and isolation rooms as forms of punishment," a press release states.
The Protect Children Project's website encourages children to submit their name, email address, and the name of their school in order to receive help from the Temple. The organization maintains that submission does not make one a Temple member, and is open to all denominations.
"One of the fundamental tenets of The Satanic Temple is personal sovereignty and the inviolability of one's body and mind," Temple spokesperson Lucien Greaves said. "Hitting a child or placing them in solitary confinement goes entirely against our beliefs."
According to an Education Week article, there are no federal laws regarding corporal punishment, and the practice is legal in 19 states. The article and The Satanic Temple's press release both cite a U.S. Department of Education statistic stating that in one year, over 200,000 students were physically punished in school.
ProtectChildrenProject.com provides fact sheets on physical and psychological abuse in schools, an FAQ for students, and a Satanic activity book.
"We want children to know that they are permitted to pray to Satan in school and that they can even share their religious beliefs with others in accordance with certain guidelines," Greaves said.
Liberals and Satanists use the same tactics. No difference. Speaks for itself.
That’s the kicker - if we let one religion do it, we have to let them ALL do it, or it appears that we’re favoring this religion over that one. If I have a choice between ALL or NONE, I choose NONE, because I don’t want to see Muslims praying to Mecca in schools, or worshiping Satan.
Everybodys into the act, blacks latinos, mexicans, muslims, terrorists,gays lesbians, athiests, anarchists, all want ther rights protected under the constitution while the government takes away yours, funny
No we don't - that's a surrender to "tolerance at all costs".
Our nation was founded on Judeo-Christian values - they can either accept that or move somewhere else.
Like the homosexuals, they are free to do whatever they want out of the public eye - but our societal norm is heterosexual and Judeo-Christian. Deal with it.
Commiesaaaar De Blasio is their high preeeest?
Same here if those all the only choices. Any kind of human behavior could by that logic, be called ‘part of a religion’. Eventually, we’ll get this word game of semantics ironed out. Meanwhile No no and NO! The way some colleges protect and promote non-school activites like ‘Sex Week’, we are not that far from some goofball professor from making Pornography into some form of ‘worship’, worthy of school funding. That kind of perversion, they would absolutley love.
So now you know whose side government is on.
We KNOW the end game of Jesus ... HE wants us to live in Heaven with HIM forever
What does Satan want ?
It is stupid to consider anything a religion unless it is explained as such
I want to pray eleventeen times a day to my Lord of The Steak and MY way of honoring my god is to partake of him eleventeen times a day.
You know, throw your children into the fires of Moloch, you know for their own good....
Wait we already are doing that...
Jesus, have mercy on us all.
Not so! All the First Amendment did was take the question of religion out of the federal jurisdiction, preventing Congress from interfering with state laws regarding the establishment of religion. The so-called Wall of Separation is a lie.
Our nation was founded on Judeo-Christian values - they can either accept that or move somewhere else. Like the homosexuals, they are free to do whatever they want out of the public eye - but our societal norm is heterosexual and Judeo-Christian. Deal with it.And what about the Establishment Clause in the 1st Amendment? Does that mean it's open season on the Hindus, Buddhists, and Muslims? Tell me it's so and I'll lobby to get a law passed banning all non-Christian religions from being allowed to exist in Georgia.
All the First Amendment did was take the question of religion out of the federal jurisdiction, preventing Congress from interfering with state laws regarding the establishment of religion.You're forgetting the 14th Amendment. SCOTUS has ruled several times over that the First Amendment establishment clause was fully applicable to the state governments and local governments. See Everson v. Board of Education and Board of Education of Kiryas Joel Village School District v. Grumet.
“Thats the kicker - if we let one religion do it, we have to let them ALL do it”
Someone needs to inform 70% of the world’s countries of this startling revelation!
Someone needs to inform 70% of the worlds countries of this startling revelation!Only applies in this country under the 1st and 14th Amendment. I do not speak for other countries; they have their own laws.
The SCOTUS also ruled you can cut up a baby. Think for yourself. In matters of states rights vs. federal edict, it’s always good practice to ask “would the states have signed it if they knew it would be interpreted that way”.
The SCOTUS also ruled you can cut up a baby. Think for yourself. In matters of states rights vs. federal edict, its always good practice to ask would the states have signed it if they knew it would be interpreted that way.Yeah, I go with what exists, not with alternate history scenarios. I save the alternate history for my reading time.
Then you have to think of what’s possible, and what our designed on the country are. Here is a situation in which the Establishment Clause is being clearly abused by very sick, mentally ill people.
If the situation at the Bundy ranch shows anything its that court decisions and the tyranny of leftist bureaucrats are not unbeatable. He who dares wins.