#5SmartReads - November 12, 2021
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What happens when making abortion illegal is a violation of your religious rights?
That’s the case the Satanic Temple is making (and they are not to be confused with the Church of Satan, who actually worships the Devil).
This piece carefully examines the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (which the Satanic Temple argues that they can access mifepristone and misprostol for their abortion rituals), and the history of the Temple’s legal challenges against state abortion bans.
Time will tell if the Temple’s legal challenges make its way to the Supreme Court.