Saturday, August 18, 2007

West Memphis Three

Christian writer, speaker, and researcher John Morehead is calling Christians to action in the case of the"West Memphis Three": Young men who were the victims of "Satanic Panic" in the 1990s and who convicted of the horrific murders of three little boys. I have been aware of this case for some time, and was shocked to discover how shoddily this case was investigated and prosecuted.

Mr. Morehead is right in his call to action: It is time to stop being shocked and to start acting on behalf of these men who appear to have been victims of a modern-day witchhunt. It is especially important for Christians to denounce the "satanic panic" and to demand that justice be done: