Giving the devil his due: Satanists raise Valentine’s Day funds for abortion and against Trump

 

In a Feb. 9 press release, the Temple said it is “seeking sponsors for its Valentine’s Day fundraising drive, ‘Hugs and Kisses for Satan’, which is aimed to support the Temple’s reproductive rights lawsuits against the state of Missouri’s mandatory abortion waiting periods and reading materials that claim life begins at conception. The Temple objects to these State requirements on religious grounds.”

The Satanic Temple says it is based in Salem, Massachusetts.

President Donald Trump’s pro-life stance includes a recent comment in which he indicated each state should determine the legality of abortion for itself. Continue reading

Satanic Temple YES, Ten Commandments NO?

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A Satanic Temple opens its doors in Massachusetts proud to display their “religious” symbols! But removing the Ten Commandments is OK?

  • With up to 50,000 members in chapters around the world, TST has garnered colossal media attention in the last three years.
  • Outside of New England, TST has taken legal action against the placement of edifices of the Ten Commandments in civic settings, including statehouses.
  • The Satanist group has intervened in various school districts to contest prayer or challenge Christian clubs.
  • Salem is headquarters to this Anti Christian group.

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The Really Big One

An earthquake will destroy a sizable portion of the coastal Northwest. The question is when.

When the 2011 earthquake and tsunami struck Tohoku, Japan, Chris Goldfinger was two hundred miles away, in the city of Kashiwa, at an international meeting on seismology. As the shaking started, everyone in the room began to laugh. Earthquakes are common in Japan—that one was the third of the week—and the participants were, after all, at a seismology conference. Then everyone in the room checked the time.

Seismologists know that how long an earthquake lasts is a decent proxy for its magnitude. The 1989 earthquake in Loma Prieta, California, which killed sixty-three people and caused six billion dollars’ worth of damage, lasted about fifteen seconds and had a magnitude of 6.9. A thirty-second earthquake generally has a magnitude in the mid-sevens. A minute-long quake is in the high sevens, a two-minute quake has entered the eights, and a three-minute quake is in the high eights. By four minutes, an earthquake has hit magnitude 9.0. Continue reading