Should Satanic Group Lead Phoenix City Council Meeting Invocation?

By Steve Goldstein
Published: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 4:09pm
Updated: Wednesday, February 3, 2016 - 4:45pm
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Phoenix City Hall.

A controversy was created recently when the Satanic Temple of Tucson submitted a request with Phoenix city clerk’s office to offer the invocation at the start of city council meetings.

Several council members want to implement a new rule that would lead to stopping the satanic group from delivering the prayer. Arizona State University religious studies professor Tracy Fessenden spoke about the situation.