File photo Actors dressed as devils perform during the “gathering of the devils” ahead of Saint Nicholas Day in Podkoren December 1, 2010. (REUTERS/Bor Slana)
The Satanic Temple is considering suing Twitter for religious discrimination after a tweet appeared on the platform for the burning down of the Temple and was retweeted, including former child actor Corey Feldman.
In a press release, The Satanic Temple (TST) said his spokesperson and co-founder Lucien Greaves, appealed to his followers to report that the tweet, which called for people to burn down the organization, with headquarters in Boston, Mass., only to no avail.
Greaves noted that Twitter account on “permanent suspension with no explanation.” He added: “This is a clear demonstration of unscrupulous religious discrimination, and a colossal failure to apply the Twitter Terms of Service in uniform, or even wise.”
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Twitter declined to comment on the matter when reached by Fox News.
In his tweet, Feldman described them as “satanic nutbags.”
IM CRYING MY EYES OUT! I COULD WATCH IT ALL! BUT 4 ANY1 WHO THINKS THAT THESE CRAZY SATANIC NUTBAGS ARENT REAL, TRY TO LOOK INTO THIS! HOW DARE ANY1 JOKE?!? HOW DARE YOU LAUGH?!? MY LORD, SAVE OUR SOULS!!! ??????
— Corey Feldman (@Corey_Feldman) January 10, 2018
“If this is a threat against any other place of assembly, I am sure that Twitter would have reacted much differently,” Greaves went on to say. “Twitter has explicit policy against targeting religious groups, and against incitement to violence against groups and individuals, but they randomly decided that those rules do not apply when the threats are aimed at us.”
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