Magus Gilmore, Priestess Graham, Citizen Wylie, and myself have been dealing with this issue for almost a year.
This is my standard letter to the press each and every time they used the word Satanism in regards to this crime:
Ever since Lawrence Harris committed the most heinous and repulsive of all crimes, Satanists have endured a continual assault against our religion, both in the media and within the courtroom. As a result, and to prevent another decade long Satanic panic Satanists are asking responsible journalists to do their jobs properly and research Satanism prior to printing/reporting any further misinformation.
From the moment this crime was committed the Church of Satan found itself in the unenviable position of wanting to deal with Harris Satanically---meaning we want justice with no forgiveness for his horrific crimes, while in no way wanting to validate Harris' defense.
We are thoroughly frustrated that the most basic information about our reli…