Why Satanists may be the last, best hope to save abortion rights in Texas
The “nontheistic” organization joins the fray with a last-ditch legal maneuver to save abortion rights in Texas
PUBLISHED SEPTEMBER 4, 2021
As pro-choice and reproductive health groups are scrambling to make sense of Texas’ new, near-total abortion ban that went into effect this week….
The Supreme Court on Wednesday night allowed the state to implement a ban on the procedures after six weeks….
Enter The Satanic Temple.
The “nontheistic” organization, which is headquartered in Salem, Massachusetts, joined the legal fray this week by sending a letter to the U.S. Food and Drug Administration demanding access to abortion pills for its members. The group has established an “abortion ritual,” and is attempting to use the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (which was created to allow Native Americans access to peyote for religious rituals) to argue that its members should be allowed access to abortion drugs like Misoprostol and Mifepristone for religious purposes. Continue reading “SICK! Salon: “Why Satanists may be the last, best hope to save abortion rights in Texas” — “prevent future Abortion Rituals from being interrupted””