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People Are Confused by the Church of Satan’s Lawsuit Against Netflix

By Pippa Raga

When the Satanic Temple filed a $50 million lawsuit against Netflix for its use of a goat-man statue with children in The Chilling Adventures of Sabrina, much of the internet was... confused, to say the least.

According to court documents, the Temple is going after Netflix for copyright infringement, trademark violation, and injury to business over its use of a statue of Baphomet. They claim Netflix “blatantly misappropriated” the Temple’s design of the goat deity in their Sabrina spin-off, and that the show is ripping off their statue to fuel “Satanic panic” — thus sullying the Temple’s good name.

But the general public seems more perplexed by this news than anything else, with several people hearing about Baphomet for the very first time and others openly wondering whether the $50 million lawsuit is the Temple's latest attempt to get publicity.