Satan Worship and Primary Schools

 

Not a joke, not the Babylon Bee, this is the flyer from a real school in Chesapeake, Virginia, just four minutes from the Walmart where a store manger killed six November 22nd before taking his own life. Shocked parents then received this from the school’s principal (emphasis mine):

Dear Families,

Chesapeake Public Schools (CPS) is committed to open communication and transparency with our families. For that reason, you are receiving this letter to ensure you have accurate information.

The School District has long held policies and procedures in place which allow varied community groups to use our publicly funded facilities outside of the school day. This is common practice among school districts around the state and nation. Over the years, different religious groups have requested and been allowed to rent our facilities after hours. By law, CPS cannot discriminate based on beliefs among groups wishing to rent our facilities.

Consistent with the law as detailed above and the criteria set out in the CPS Board policy, the School District has approved a building use request from an organization known as the “After School Satan Club” (ASSC) to host gatherings after school hours at B.M. Williams Primary School. Students must have parental permission to attend any after school event hosted by any outside organization.

It is important to note that CPS does not endorse any of the activities or content of groups that host events on school district property outside the instructional day. It is also important to note that the ASSC is not a School District-approved club, and no District employee is acting as a club sponsor.

We understand that this decision may be surprising and possibly even upsetting to some. Please know that we are committed to working to minimize any distractions this news may create, while ensuring our focus is always on providing a safe and secure learning environment for our students.

Sincerely,

Brighid Gates, Principal

Well, I guess if they minimize the distractions it’s all good. After all, it’s “tons of fun”.

It has been obvious for some time that our institutions no longer serve us. Now they begin to provide useful clarity on who they now serve. If government run schools provide these kinds of results, isn’t it time we moved on from the experiment? Would even voucher programs be sufficient for parents to address this? Will agitated parents addressing school board meetings in response to this be harassed as domestic terrorists by the Biden Justice Department? Should any parent be forced to send their child to a school where the Brighid Gates’ of this society facilitate the access of Satanists to our children?

Prayers are welcome and appreciated.

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  1. Dotorimuk Coolidge
    Dotorimuk
    @Dotorimuk

    These satanic groups tell us they don’t actually worship anything, but their use of satanic imagery and demonic names/terms says otherwise.

    It’s all fun and games until we have to call an exorcist.

    Next it will be the Fellowship of Satanic Athletes or Future Satanic Farmers of America.

     

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  2. Sisyphus Member
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    @Sisyphus

    Dotorimuk (View Comment):

    These satanic groups tell us they don’t actually worship anything, but their use of satanic imagery and demonic names/terms says otherwise.

    It’s all fun and games until we have to call an exorcist.

    Next it will be the Fellowship of Satanic Athletes or Future Satanic Farmers of America.

     

    When his name is used, he is involved regardless of the state of mind of the user. It is called an invocation. One does not have to believe to believe in him, he is delighted by the invitation, regardless.

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  3. kedavis Coolidge
    kedavis
    @kedavis

    Still a favorite…

     

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  4. Susan Quinn Contributor
    Susan Quinn
    @SusanQuinn

    These actions are not about inclusion; they are about terrorizing the parents and children. Who are the real domestic terrorists?

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  5. E. Kent Golding Member
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    @EKentGolding

    There are Roman Catholic, Lutheran & other non-government Christian schools.   I believe that are fine Jewish schools.   There are secular but non-crazy  private schools that focus on educational achievement.   They all cost money,  but your children are worth it.

    Support voucher systems, charter schools.    Fund the public schools at the level required for a good education,  no more ( spending is not well correlated to results ).

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  6. Vance Richards Member
    Vance Richards
    @VanceRichards

    Well, if that’s allowed then church run clubs must also be allowed to meet on school grounds. Will they step up, or just complain?

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  7. Miffed White Male Member
    Miffed White Male
    @MiffedWhiteMale

    The First Amendment applies to everyone.

     

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  8. Sisyphus Member
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    @Sisyphus

    E. Kent Golding (View Comment):

    There are Roman Catholic, Lutheran & other non-government Christian schools. I believe that are fine Jewish schools. There are secular but non-crazy private schools that focus on educational achievement. They all cost money, but your children are worth it.

    Support voucher systems, charter schools. Fund the public schools at the level required for a good education, no more ( spending is not well correlated to results ).

    The issue with vouchers will be that government money comes with strings attached. If not yet, they will. Education mandates have already gutted many religiously run schools and enforced politically correct lies on them and their curriculum. They must comply or lose accreditation. 

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  9. Stad Coolidge
    Stad
    @Stad

    Sick . . .

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  10. Flicker Coolidge
    Flicker
    @Flicker

    This is probably the latest evolution of the Gay Clown Story Hour.  And it’s probably at least as dangerous as puberty blockers.

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  11. jmelvin Member
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    @jmelvin

    The same group has set up an after school Satan club here in central VA at one of the Bedford County high schools, which is to say within long eyeshot of old Jerry Falwell’s Liberty University so to speak.  While it got some folks worked up at first, the broad consensus I’ve seen amongst fellow Christians is that these folks have a right to do it, are likely doing it primarily to poke the population and draw a lawsuit, and that the Christians and those of other “more common” religions are welcome to set up similar clubs just the same in response.  Given the circumstances and all the applicable laws and freedoms we enjoy, this seems to be the most reasonable approach to what is likely mostly a stunt.

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  12. Flicker Coolidge
    Flicker
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    Featuring Friday Mexica Child Sacrifice to Huitzilopochtli.

    File:COM V2 D273 Prisoners for sacrifice were decorated.png

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  13. Front Seat Cat Member
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    This is indoctrination to children that it’s just fun and games, just like the drag queen story time and the sex books.  No, you don’t have to say yes to everything. Satanism is not a religion. It’s also real – the occult opens the doors to darkness.  Their policies or however the principal is reading it is ridiculous. Once again, parents have to intervene because the public school system can’t think….

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  14. Ekosj Member
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    @Ekosj

    And this is why John Adams said:

    “Our Constitution was made only for a moral and religious People. It is wholly inadequate to the government of any other.”

    The People have become unwilling to regulate their own behavior.   They no longer seek to be righteous or even civil, but rather  pursue every kind of licentiousness and expect to be celebrated for it.

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  15. Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patriot) Member
    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patriot)
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    Miffed White Male (View Comment):

    The First Amendment applies to everyone.

     

    If you think that our Constitution requires government to be neutral between, literally, God and Satan, then I submit that your interpretation is flawed.  I don’t think that this was the historical practice in this country.  I think that it was a radical doctrine introduced by SCOTUS in the late 1940s.

     

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  16. Dotorimuk Coolidge
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    Flicker (View Comment):

    Featuring Friday Mexica Child Sacrifice to Huitzilopochtli.

    File:COM V2 D273 Prisoners for sacrifice were decorated.png

    Such a beautiful culture…

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  17. Red Herring Coolidge
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    Disgusting but appropriate mascot for many public schools today.

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  18. Miffed White Male Member
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    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):

    Miffed White Male (View Comment):

    The First Amendment applies to everyone.

     

    If you think that our Constitution requires government to be neutral between, literally, God and Satan, then I submit that your interpretation is flawed. I don’t think that this was the historical practice in this country. I think that it was a radical doctrine introduced by SCOTUS in the late 1940s.

     

    Just as Freedom of speech is only required for speech we don’t agree with [because nobody suppresses speech they agree with], Freedom of religion is only needed for religions that are unpopular.

     

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  19. DrewInWisconsin, Oik Member
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    Miffed White Male (View Comment):

    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):

    Miffed White Male (View Comment):

    The First Amendment applies to everyone.

    If you think that our Constitution requires government to be neutral between, literally, God and Satan, then I submit that your interpretation is flawed. I don’t think that this was the historical practice in this country. I think that it was a radical doctrine introduced by SCOTUS in the late 1940s.

    Just as Freedom of speech is only required for speech we don’t agree with [because nobody suppresses speech they agree with], Freedom of religion is only needed for religions that are unpopular.

    Like Christianity.

    I’m still not sure this thing is real.

    If it is, then it is imperative that local parents insist on an after school Bible study and watch how that goes over. Make the school district live up to its rules.

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  20. Ekosj Member
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    DrewInWisconsin, Oik (View Comment):

    Miffed White Male (View Comment):

    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):

    Miffed White Male (View Comment):

    The First Amendment applies to everyone.

    If you think that our Constitution requires government to be neutral between, literally, God and Satan, then I submit that your interpretation is flawed. I don’t think that this was the historical practice in this country. I think that it was a radical doctrine introduced by SCOTUS in the late 1940s.

    Just as Freedom of speech is only required for speech we don’t agree with [because nobody suppresses speech they agree with], Freedom of religion is only needed for religions that are unpopular.

    Like Christianity.

    I’m still not sure this thing is real.

    If it is, then it is imperative that local parents insist on an after school Bible study and watch how that goes over. Make the school district live up to its rules.

    Oh it’s real.   After School Satan Clubs are a thing.   There are also clubs in CA,PA, OH and I think DE.  

    But don’t worry.   Is just fine.   The Satanic Temple assures that …

    The mission of the Temple’s “Educatin’ With Satan” after-school program is to promote the intellectual and creative interests of students through self-directed education, rationalism and free inquiry. “We prefer to give children an appreciation of the natural wonders surrounding them, not a fear of everlasting otherworldly horrors,” the group says.

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  21. Sisyphus Member
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    DrewInWisconsin, Oik (View Comment):

    Miffed White Male (View Comment):

    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):

    Miffed White Male (View Comment):

    The First Amendment applies to everyone.

    If you think that our Constitution requires government to be neutral between, literally, God and Satan, then I submit that your interpretation is flawed. I don’t think that this was the historical practice in this country. I think that it was a radical doctrine introduced by SCOTUS in the late 1940s.

    Just as Freedom of speech is only required for speech we don’t agree with [because nobody suppresses speech they agree with], Freedom of religion is only needed for religions that are unpopular.

    Like Christianity.

    I’m still not sure this thing is real.

    If it is, then it is imperative that local parents insist on an after school Bible study and watch how that goes over. Make the school district live up to its rules.

    This is real, forwarded to me by an affected parent. 

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  22. The Girlie Show Member
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    @CatIII

    There was another hysterical post about this years ago. Instead of repeating myself, I’ll just link to my comments.

    The real issue is that the Temple of Satan is lame as hell.

    But yeah, horns up for Satan.

    Fun fact: Tom Araya is a Catholic and Trump supporter.

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  23. Charlotte Member
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    Ekosj (View Comment):
    The mission of the Temple’s “Educatin’ With Satan” after-school program is to promote the intellectual and creative interests of students through self-directed education, rationalism and free inquiry.

    Then why not just do, you know, that? What does any of it have to do with (the commonly-understood concept of) Satan? It’s just so childish.

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  24. DrewInWisconsin, Oik Member
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    Charlotte (View Comment):

    Ekosj (View Comment):
    The mission of the Temple’s “Educatin’ With Satan” after-school program is to promote the intellectual and creative interests of students through self-directed education, rationalism and free inquiry.

    Then why not just do, you know, that? What does any of it have to do with (the commonly-understood concept of) Satan? It’s just so childish.

    Childish, but unfortunately opening the door to some pretty evil stuff.

     

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  25. The Girlie Show Member
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    @CatIII

    Charlotte (View Comment):

    Ekosj (View Comment):
    The mission of the Temple’s “Educatin’ With Satan” after-school program is to promote the intellectual and creative interests of students through self-directed education, rationalism and free inquiry.

    Then why not just do, you know, that? What does any of it have to do with (the commonly-understood concept of) Satan? It’s just so childish.

    Blame medieval painters for making Satan and his minions look so cool.

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  26. Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patriot) Member
    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patriot)
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    Miffed White Male (View Comment):

    Jerry Giordano (Arizona Patrio… (View Comment):

    Miffed White Male (View Comment):

    The First Amendment applies to everyone.

     

    If you think that our Constitution requires government to be neutral between, literally, God and Satan, then I submit that your interpretation is flawed. I don’t think that this was the historical practice in this country. I think that it was a radical doctrine introduced by SCOTUS in the late 1940s.

     

    Just as Freedom of speech is only required for speech we don’t agree with [because nobody suppresses speech they agree with], Freedom of religion is only needed for religions that are unpopular.

     

    This is what we were taught.  I think that it is false.  I think that it is among the worst of the terrible, radical ideas that arose out of the so-called Enlightenment and the disastrous French Revolution.

    We did not follow your rule in our country, until the mid-20th Century.  That is precisely when everything started going to Hell in a handbasket.

    In my view, this is an unwise Libertarian ideal built on a false understanding of American history.  It has led to disaster.  One might think that the proponents of this view would notice, and change course, but instead, they double down.

    Confronted by Satan worship, literally, they double down.

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  27. Percival Thatcher
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    Charlotte (View Comment):

    Ekosj (View Comment):
    The mission of the Temple’s “Educatin’ With Satan” after-school program is to promote the intellectual and creative interests of students through self-directed education, rationalism and free inquiry.

    Then why not just do, you know, that? What does any of it have to do with (the commonly-understood concept of) Satan? It’s just so childish.

    Free publicity this way.

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  28. Flicker Coolidge
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    DrewInWisconsin, Oik (View Comment):

    Charlotte (View Comment):

    Ekosj (View Comment):
    The mission of the Temple’s “Educatin’ With Satan” after-school program is to promote the intellectual and creative interests of students through self-directed education, rationalism and free inquiry.

    Then why not just do, you know, that? What does any of it have to do with (the commonly-understood concept of) Satan? It’s just so childish.

    Childish, but unfortunately opening the door to some pretty evil stuff.

    Yes, it seems that those who support free speech concerning satan don’t really believe he exists, and those who oppose it believe that satan and demons really exist and that any toying with the demonic, no matter how innocent one thinks it is, leads to truly demonic influences and behaviors.

    This is the challenge of the two world views — that good and evil are personal intrinsic psychological experiences and choices versus that good and evil are actual extrinsic spiritual forces — and it has existed probably since the beginning of the human race.

    I doubt that legislating free expression of evil is what the Founders or the the function of English law ever intended.

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  29. kedavis Coolidge
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    Flicker (View Comment):

    DrewInWisconsin, Oik (View Comment):

    Charlotte (View Comment):

    Ekosj (View Comment):
    The mission of the Temple’s “Educatin’ With Satan” after-school program is to promote the intellectual and creative interests of students through self-directed education, rationalism and free inquiry.

    Then why not just do, you know, that? What does any of it have to do with (the commonly-understood concept of) Satan? It’s just so childish.

    Childish, but unfortunately opening the door to some pretty evil stuff.

    Yes, it seems that those who support free speech concerning satan don’t really believe he exists, and those who oppose it believe that satan and demons really exist and that any toying with the demonic, no matter how innocent one thinks it is, leads to truly demonic influences and behaviors.

    This is the challenge of the two world views — that good and evil are personal intrinsic psychological experiences and choices versus that good and evil are actual extrinsic spiritual forces — and has existed probably since the beginning of the human race. I doubt that legislating free expression of evil is what the Founders or the the function of English law ever intended.

    Maybe it means the government can’t outlaw it, but that doesn’t mean that good people shouldn’t shun it out of existence.

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  30. 9thDistrictNeighbor Member
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    kedavis (View Comment):
    Maybe it means the government can’t outlaw it, but that doesn’t mean that good people shouldn’t shun it out of existence.

    There was a time not too long ago where someone who proposed this sort of thing would have been run out if town on a rail.

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