religious Reproductive rights
TST and its members have deeply held religious beliefs that bodily autonomy is a fundamental right.
As a federally recognized religion, the right to practice our beliefs is protected under the First Amendment and the Religious Freedom Restoration Act.
A concerted effort to insert theocratic law into US legislation has resulted in egregious laws that restrict or inhibit access to abortion, make unreasonable demands on patients or practitioners, or endanger the health, safety, or well-being of our members.
Lawsuits are a necessary part of an ongoing battle that we are aggressively fighting to preserve the rights of women and all our members.
On July 31st, 2019 The Satanic Temple filed an appeal to a federal lawsuit in Missouri. The appeal is based on a 1989 decision handed down by the U.S. Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals "which explicitly states that the life of each human being begins at conception is 'an impermissible state adoption of a theory when life begins.' " The appeal is to the same court.
We need your help to continue the fight.
Our 3rd tenet states:
One’s body is inviolable, subject to one’s own will alone.
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