Satanic Temple launches anti-school spanking campaign in Texas (PHOTO, VIDEO)

Satanic Temple launches anti-school spanking campaign in Texas (PHOTO, VIDEO)
  1. Satanic Temple launches anti-school spanking campaign in Texas (PHOTO, VIDEO)
    The growing number of Satanic Temple followers have been making their presence felt across America and are now campaigning to outlaw corporal punishment in schools. Read Full Article at…

The organization this week unveiled a huge billboard in Springtown, Texas, as part of their ‘Protect Children Project,’ which read: “Never be hit in school again. Exercise your religious rights.”

Springtown made headlines in 2012, after a male vice principal spanked two female students aged 15 and 16, leaving “welts, blisters and bruises” according to the teens’ parents.

READ MORE: Educatin’ with Satan: Oregon elementary school lets Satanic club rival Christian group

While corporal punishment is still legal in Texas with parental consent, it was, at the time, illegal for a member of the opposite sex to paddle a student. The Springtown ISD Board of Trustees later changed the policy to allow an administrator of the opposite sex to dole out the punishment, on condition that an administrator of the same sex supervises.

The temple’s poster was apparently ill-received by some locals and torn down just one day after it was erected. The group says they will be reinstating the billboard.

The Satanic Temple plans to post billboards near schools that still practice corporal punishment, which is legal in 19 states, including Alabama, Arkansas, Georgia,…

  1. Bogus doctor jailed for 10 years after providing fatal buttock injections - U.S
    03.28 / 22:02
    A fake cosmetic surgery doctor who injected toxic materials including super glue into a patient’s buttocks, causing catastrophic injuries, has been sentenced to 10 years in a US prison. Read Full Article at R…
  2. Foggy Bottom blues: State Department suspends press briefings - U.S
    03.28 / 22:02
    The US Department of State is off the air again as it seeks a permanent spokesperson. Gone are the daily press briefings of the Obama era, leaving many reporters at Foggy Bottom frustrated by Rex Tillerson’s corporate management style. Read Full Article at R…
  3. Ford invests $1.2bn in Michigan auto plants as Trump tweets ‘Jobs! Jobs! Jobs!’ - U.S
    03.28 / 22:02
    Ford has announced that it will create 130 jobs when it invests $1.2 billion in Michigan auto plants. The investment follows contract negotiations with the United Auto Workers almost two years ago. Read Full Article at…
  4. ‘Severe distortions’: Aviation chief blasts US-UK electronics ban - U.S
    03.28 / 22:02
    The international association of airlines has come out against the ban on laptops and other electronics aboard direct flights from airports in mainly Muslim countries, enacted by both the US and the UK, calling it confusing and harmful to commerce. Read Full Article at…
  5. US Senate vote ratifies Montenegro joining NATO - U.S
    03.28 / 22:02
    In a 97-2 vote, the US Senate has approved adding Montenegro to the NATO alliance, which would make it the 29th member. The addition will be official once approved by the rest of the North Atlantic Treaty Organization member nations. Read Full Article at…