A half-dozen protesters led by a pastor stood outside an Illinois elementary school Thursday as it held its first ‘after-school Satan club’ meeting, with the district saying the club is allowed to meet because they can’t discriminate against ‘different viewpoints.’
Fliers for the club appeared this week at Jane Addams Elementary School in Moline, Illinois, a small city along the Mississippi River.
They read: ‘Hey Kids, let’s have fun at our After School Satan Club! Science Projects! Puzzles & Games! Arts and Craft Projects! Nature Activities!’
The fliers also noted that five dates were already scheduled, with the first meeting held Thursday afternoon from 2.45 to 3.45pm.
A copy was posted online by a parent and quickly spread across social media, angering some.
The district says that a parent reached out to the ‘national after-school satan club’ to have them bring the program to the school, and that the club is not connected to any teacher or school employee.
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