8 Facts About Satanic Temple

1. The Satanic Temple sees itself as separate and distinct from LaVeyan Satanists, and feels that its principles and tenets represent "a natural evolution in Satanic thought".

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2. In November 2015 the Satanic Temple received media attention for offering to take in Muslims or refugees that were afraid of experiencing backlash over the 2015 terrorist attacks in Paris.

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3. In March 2017, The Satanic Temple launched an anti-spanking campaign against corporal punishment in schools, as part of the Protect Children Project.

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4. The Satanic Temple has taken part in several public activities that have been the focus of public scrutiny.

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5. The Satanic Temple was founded in 2012, and began public demonstrations in 2013.

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6. The Satanic Temple uses the literary Satan as a metaphor to promote pragmatic skepticism, rational reciprocity, personal autonomy, and curiosity.

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7. The Satanic Temple does not believe in a supernatural Satan.

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8. The Satanic Temple has chapters in 13 US states and in Canada The group uses Satanic imagery to promote egalitarianism, social justice, and the separation of church and state.

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