In the latest for Skeptical Inquirer, JD Sword reports on an investigation the Netherlands government opened into Satanic Ritual Abuse last year, once again finding a lack of corroborating evidence for the victim’s claims. Special thanks to Stef Wouters for the translation. The Devil in the Details Still No Evidence of Satanic Ritual Abuse: VPRO Argos and the Hendriks Commission
On this latest episode, the Satanic Skeptic examines a hoaxed (aren’t they all?) case of Satanic Ritual Abuse that went viral after video interviews of police and several children, along with a list of 175 alleged cultists, went online. The hoaxers fled the country, but the story didn’t stop there… Click here to listen.
Texas Judge Finds Ex-Day Care Owners Innocent of Satanic Ritual Abuse AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A Texas judge has approved a prosecutor’s declaration of innocence for the former owners of a day care who were imprisoned for 21 years for child abuse and satanic rituals. Dan and Fran Keller were freed in 2013 after the Texas Court of Criminal Appeals determined a doctor gave false testimony in their trial. They divorced in prison. The couple was convicted in 1992 of sexually assaulting a 3-year-old after children in their care told investigators fantastic tales of dismembered babies and tortured pets. The […]
One Satanic Panic was Enough—Debunking Ted Gunderson and #Pizzagate If you want to look really stupid, just try linking Satanism to this #pizzagate nonsense. This old video of Ted Gunderson has resurfaced and people who live in a “post-fact” world are passing it on as some kind of smoking gun. Luckily for the non-brain dead among us this has been well documented as a load of crap. Ted Gunderson of course, was a total tinfoil hat lunatic and embarrassment to the FBI, whom the SPLC described as someone who “never met a conspiracy theory he didn’t believe.” In the video […]