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The Origins Of The Satanic Panic

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The conspiracy theory of QAnon asserts that horrific acts of mass child abuse are currently taking place throughout the country — a new iteration of moral panic that’s been around for decades. Journalist Jen Gerson joins host Krys Boyd to discuss how and why the daycare “satanic panic” of the 1990s set the stage for the bizarre child abuse stories seen today. Her article, published in Victoria, British Columbia’s Capital Daily, is “The Destructive Conspiracy Theory that Victoria Unleashed Upon the World.”