Month: March 2016

The Satanic Temple Meet and Greet in Tucson!

The Satanic Temple – Arizona Chapter will be having their first official Meet & Greet at one of Tucson’s favorite dive bars: The Meet Rack, hosted by God! We hope our allies within Arizona can come out to this event to meet the TST AZ council, receive our informational pamphlets, and have the opportunity to ask questions on our what we are about and how to get...

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New Phoenix (AZ) City Council Policy Allows Only Christian Chaplains to Give Invocation Prayers

“The City Council is effectively shutting out non-Christian perspectives from giving invocations. Lucien Greaves, spokesperson for The Satanic Temple, told me they are preparing to file a lawsuit. I don’t see how the city council gets out of this one. What they’re doing is blatantly unconstitutional. They need a new lawyer and the voters need smarter representatives.”- Read the full article on...

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The Freedom From Religion Foundation’s Letter to Phoenix City Council: Satanism & Public Prayer

The Freedom From Religion Foundation sent the demand letter to the City of Phoenix. We will not be disenfranchised. Thank you for the support! “The city’s retreat from an inclusive invocation policy is yet another unconstitutional attempt to keep members of the Satanic Temple from participating in pre-meeting prayer. The city has repeatedly maneuvered to keep the Temple’s members out of its meetings, first by voting to suspend opening prayers less than two weeks before the Temple’s scheduled invocation, and now by enacting a new policy that brings back prayer, but keeps everyone but city-employed chaplains from participating. This...

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Klapp: enough is enough, no Satanic prayer at Scottsdale council meetings

“I do not welcome a Satanist group. If they do come, you will not see me bow my head to their message. I will leave the meeting until the “invocation” is over. I will join other faith groups who have promised to hold prayer sessions outside the building. My faith tells me that this is the only action I can take.”- Read the openly discrimatory remarks in this...

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