Hmm I thought only The Daily Profit ran stories like these... I'm sticking to The Quibbler myself!
Potter Books Promote Witchcraft - Says Pro-Family Campaigner
Friday 22nd July 2005
Derry Pro-family campaigner Mrs. Jennifer Barber last night hit out at the latest Harry Potter book saying it is familiarising children with the art of witchcraft and black magic.
Urging parents to "get rid" of any Harry Potter videos or books they have in their homes Mrs. Barber condemned the series as "carefully marketed instruction manuals for young dabblers in the occult."
Mrs. Barber said that while she was aware by speaking out against Harry Potter she would be labelled as a "religious maniac" or "nut case" she had concerns about a society where young people are exposed to horror films, sexually explicit videos and satanic programmes such as 'Buffy', 'Charmed', 'Angel' or 'Sabrina.'
"Ten million copies printed for world-wide distribution of the latest in the Harry Potter collection only goes to prove that in today's society and even in the Derry, the occult sells," she said. "Derry did not escape the frenzied hype and many children missed out on a good night's sleep in favour of queuing up for hours dressed as a witch, long after midnight, the socalled witching hour, and all with the permission of their parents.
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