With all the crazy things we hear about in today’s news we just can’t make this sh*t up.
The leaders of the Satanic Temple are plotting to bring their rhetoric to public elementary schools because, according to the co-founder Doug Mesner, “It’s critical that children understand that there are multiple perspectives on all issues, and that they have a choice in how they think.”
Despite the club’s provocative name, they don’t actually believe in the devil, but focus on scientific rationality to explain our existence. On Monday, the group petitioned to have their After School Satan Club added to public school programs.
Classes would include a “healthful snack, literature lesson, creative learning activities, a science lesson, puzzle solving, and an art project,” The Washington Post reports.
And thanks to the Constitution, the Satanic Temple has the First Amendment right to meet, Mat Staver, Liberty Counsel’s founder and chairman, told The Washington Post.
He added, “I suspect, in this particular case, I can’t imagine there’s going to be a lot of students participating in this. It’s probably dust they’re kicking up and is likely to fade away in the near future for lack of interest.”
In the era of Donald Trump running for presidency, nothing surprises us anymore.
SOURCE: The Washington Post | PHOTO CREDIT: Getty