The Satanic Temple is the leading beacon of light in the battle for abortion access.
With Roe v Wade overturned, a religious exemption will be the only available challenge to
many restrictions to access.
TST stands alone because we are the only entity that can assert a religious liberty claim that terminating a pregnancy is a central part of a religious ritual that encourages self-empowerment and affirms bodily autonomy.
This means that the imposition of waiting periods and mandatory counseling is akin to demanding a waiting period and counseling before one can be baptized or receive communion. Clearly, that would be a violation of religious liberty.
While the SCOTUS decision is clearly a major set back, the Supreme Court has repeatedly affirmed religious rights. The Satanic Temple is currently suing the state of Texas to protect our civil rights. Our Texas claims are untethered to the due process Clause. They are a direct interpretation of the right of conscience in the Free Exercise Clause. We have requested alternative science-based abortion counseling in Minnesota. We will also be suing the FDA for unrestricted religious access to Mifepristone and Misoprostol.
The New York Times covers TST's rise as a leading defender of religious reproductive rights in the aftermath of Dobbs.
On Friday, July 7th, The Satanic Temple began the cross-motion hearing for summary judgment in Cave v Thurston, better known to the TST community as "Baphomet v. Ten Commandments”. In the lawsuit, TST seeks to have the Baphomet monument installed alongside the existing Ten Commandments monument at Arkansas’ State Capitol.
The Satanic Temple's Sober Faction and Satanic Representation campaigns achieved a significant victory in Kentucky, securing official recognition of Satanism as a religion by the Department of Corrections.
This service is specifically tailored to support TST's trans members who face infringements on their bodily autonomy by government entities at a local, state, or federal level.
A federal district court issued a preliminary injunction today ordering
the Saucon Valley School District (SVSD) to allow the After School Satan
Club to hold meetings at district facilities.
The Satanic Temple's Protect Children Project has put the Cassville R-IV School District in Missouri on notice, after the district decided to reinstate corporal punishment as a disciplinary practice in August of 2022.
The Satanic Temple is launching TST Health, the first-ever religious abortion clinic network. Samuel Alito’s Mom’s Satanic Abortion Clinic, TST Health's first reproductive health clinic, will launch in New Mexico on February 14, 2023.
The Satanic Temple's Protect Children Project has just put theRoundRockIndependent School District in Texas on notice, after video footage surfaced showing a student being violently thrown into a "calm down room"...
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The Satanic Temple is pleased to introduce the Hellions Academy of Independent Learning (HAIL), a program for students that allows them to learn about values such as empathy, compassion, and justice...
The Satanic Temple has filed two new lawsuits in Indiana and Idaho to protect our members’ access to abortion.
A TST parent defended their child's Satanic clothing choices leading Superintendent Ron Wilson to reevaluate the dress code policy before the start of the school year.
The Satanic Temple’s rapid growth has been unabated since its founding. With over 700,000 registered members worldwide, we expect dramatic changes in how we are regarded.
The mission of The Satanic Temple, a religious organization, is to encourage benevolence and empathy among all people, reject tyrannical authority, advocate practical common sense, oppose injustice, and undertake noble pursuits. The Satanic Temple has publicly confronted hate groups, fought for the abolition of corporal punishment in public schools, applied for equal representation when religious installations are placed on public property...Learn More
ASSC exists to provide a safe and inclusive alternative to the religious clubs that use threats of eternal damnation to convert school children to their belief system.
Consistent with our tenets that call for bodily autonomy and acting in accordance with best scientific evidence...
If you are a student whose religious beliefs stand in opposition to being hit or abused by school faculty, the Protect...