422 - The Satanic Panic

In the 1980s and 90s, a moral panic swept across the United States leading many to believe that an underground network of satanists was operating across America. It might seem laughable now, but the people who got swept up in the hysteria had their lives changed forever! Featuring special guest Bec Petraitis.


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REFERENCES AND FURTHER READING:

https://www.vox.com/culture/22358153/satanic-panic-ritual-abuse-history-conspiracy-theories-explained 

https://www.thecut.com/2016/11/remembering-childhood-trauma-and-abuse-that-never-happened.html

https://www.latimes.com/archives/la-xpm-1988-10-27-ca-449-story.html

https://www.nytimes.com/1994/10/31/us/proof-lacking-for-ritual-abuse-by-satanists.html?sq=satanic+ritual+abuse&scp=1&st=nyt

https://www.senate.mo.gov/LegislativeLibrary/Panic.html

https://www.rollingstone.com/music/music-lists/pmrcs-filthy-15-where-are-they-now-60601/vanity-strap-on-robbie-baby-180905/


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