Senate bill would limit satanic practices
(ABC 6 News) – A new bill before the Iowa Senate would set limitations on certain religious practices within the state.
Senate File 2210 would no longer recognize organizations or individuals who refer to Satan as a deity, worship Satan or reference Satan/Satanism as part of their religious practices.
As part of the legislation, any satanic displays, symbols or practices would not be allowed on public, state or school property.
The bill would also bar any animal or human sacrifice.
SF 2210 currently faces a Senate subcommittee.
In December, a Satanic Temple display in the Iowa Capitol Building was destroyed, leading to criminal and hate crime charges against a Mississippi man.