Friday, 20 November 2015

Jean La Fontaine: the Satanic Ritual Abuse panic

The British False Memory Society has just published an article by Professor Jean La Fontaine, who was commissioned some years ago by the UK Department of Health to undertake research into allegations of sexual abuse, torture and murder in the context of witchcraft and devil worship:

It is over 20 years since the rash of allegation that rituals of devil worship, including the sexual abuse of children, the sacrifice, and (sometimes) eating, of animals, children and even babies as well as other extreme acts of depravity were being conducted across the U.K.

In 1994 I reported to the Department of Health that in the 84 cases in England and Wales that were the basis of my research, I could find no supporting evidence for the existence of such a satanic cult....

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