Satanic Temple Files $50m Lawsuit Over 'Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina' Baphomet Monument

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It's now been reported that the Satanic Temple filed a lawsuit in NY on Thursday, suing production companies Netflix and Warner Bros for $50m (£38m) over the statue's inclusion in the show.

A group of Satanists is suing Netflix and Warner Bros for 50 million United States dollars (£38 million) over the depiction of a goat-headed statue in one their television shows.

Both the Netflix statue and the TST statue feature a goat's head atop an athletic-looking male human who's seated with a boy and a girl on either side of him.

Baphomet is part of its campaign to "complement and contrast" a Ten Commandments monument in Oklahoma City on the grounds of religious freedom.

The Satanic Temple, not to be confused with The Church of Satan, are a political activist group based in Salem, Massachusetts. "These original expressions are misappropriated through use of an obvious copy which is featured prominently throughout the Sabrina Series and the central focal point of the school in the Sabrina Series which represents evil antagonists".

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Some Satanic news now, with the latest update in the ongoing lawsuit that has been filed against Netflix over their new show, 'Chilling Adventures Of Sabrina'.

Lucien Greaves, the co-founder of The Satanic Temple, took to Twitter last month to threaten legal action over the issue.

According to its website, the Satanic Temple aims to "encourage benevolence and empathy among all people". "A lot of people who haven't heard of us first stand to just recognize that monument as the "Sabrina" monument, which dilutes and denigrates the entire project", he told CNBC.

Netflix referred a request for comment to Warner Bros, a unit of AT&T Inc Warner Bros spokesman Paul McGuire said that company does not discuss pending litigation.

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