WGN's "Salem" Disclaimer of Accuracy for Salem's accused in 1692 and Religious Freedom


WGN Channel's "Salem" is premiering on April 20, 2014

Let's ask WGN to remind viewers that the show "Salem"is FICTION and NOT historically accurate, with a disclaimer before each episode.

To WGN:

We ask that you please remind "Salem's" viewers that the brave colonists that lost their lives during the Salem Witch Trials in 1692 were NOT GUILTY. The accused colonists were Christians and did not practice "Witchcraft" or "Devil worship".

Witchcraft, Paganism, and/or Wicca is an authentic religion that does NOT recognize the "DEVIL" and is NOT being portrayed with any accuracy.

Discussion

  • Ashley Sadie rodrigues Why persecute the dead victims of 1692 all over again with falseness ? Entertainment is beautiful but remember to admit the fiction and not dress it up as fact!

  • Catherine Iuliano My 8th great-grandfather was Samuel Wardwell who was hung for being a "witch" in September of 1692. He clearly was not and was wrongfully executed based on some trumped up "supernatural" evidence which did not exist. I really resent the idea of turning his ordeal into some fictious, sensationalized TV show that perpetuates the myth that this foolishness actually had some basis in reality.

  • Kimberly Hale Please do not cover up the truth

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    4 months ago Comments: My ancestor was Ann Prudeater, an accused "witch" who lost her life to the madness in Salem. I don't want people to think that she was a Satanist or real witch. She was a real person with a real life and deserves to have a respectful death.
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