Reading Time: 6 minutes On June 10, 2022, an arsonist attempted to burn down the headquarters of The Satanic Temple (TST) in Salem, Massachusetts. Forty-two-year-old Daniel Damien Lucey took a bus from Chelsea, then walked to the building, arriving around 10pm. He was recorded on a doorbell camera pouring lighter fluid on the front porch and igniting it before […]
Reading Time: 6 minutes Since its adoption as the national motto in 1956, the inclusion of the phrase “In God We Trust” on the American national currency has faced legal challenges, leading to unlikely judicial claims about the phrase’s secular intent and meaning. In response to a lawsuit against the government in 1970, the Ninth Circuit ruled that “It […]
Reading Time: < 1 minute I have known Adam for a few years now. We first met at The Satanic Temple’s headquarters. The Arizona chapter was all hanging out there while Stu, Michelle, and a few other people gave a series of talks. He went out and bought a grill and cooked an insane amount of food for everyone after […]
Reading Time: 4 minutes When The Satanic Temple (TST) brought its first annual SatanCon to Scottsdale, Arizona last week, many detractors said they were going to perform a black mass and (through whatever supernatural mechanism) bring harm to the city. Black masses aren’t really a thing People have been doing Satanic rituals like the ones done by TST and […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes If you have any friends on social media who are involved with The Satanic Temple (TST) you probably saw that Lucien Greaves was on Tucker Carlson last week. But an hour earlier Rachel Campos-Duffy was running with the Satanic Panic narrative. Rachel Campos-Duffy is big mad about SatanCon Lucien turned up on Tucker to talk […]
Reading Time: 2 minutes It is an interesting phenomenon of English that we have a habit of giving often fanciful and descriptive collective nouns to groups of things, but we don’t have a Satanic collective noun. If hermits get a collective noun so should we A collective noun is what we call the specific name for a group of […]
Reading Time: 12 minutes Big David was larger than life. He had beautiful crystal-blue aquamarine eyes that seemed to look into forever and a strong voice made for public speaking. Tall and lanky, with black hair and pale skin liberally dotted with freckles, he looked like a country boy. He needed to be wearing denim overalls and a well-loved straw hat and carrying a homemade wooden fishin’ pole.
Reading Time: 3 minutes A member of The Satanic Temple-Colorado reflects on avoiding activism burnout and lists some tips on how sometimes taking a break to step back and relax a bit might be the most important thing you can do for yourself.
Reading Time: 2 minutes Amazon Prime Video’s new teaser trailer for the upcoming mini-series Good Omens features a cadre of singing Satanic nuns and a cameo from Neil Gaiman.
Reading Time: 7 minutes The Satanic Temple is now officially recognized by the IRS as a tax-exempt church. It is as legitimate as a religion can get in the United States.