Satanic prayer at city council meeting disrupted by audience members

Satanic prayer at city council meeting disrupted by audience members

Satanic prayer at Pensacola city council meeting was disrupted by crowd. Police escorted people out of the meeting.

“I saw community of people come together and take a stand for what was right,” explained Bruce Gullie.

Protest broke out in Pensacola City Council Thursday night over the invocation delivered by a member of the Satanic Temple.

Parishioners with the United Methodist Church of Pace staged outside city hall ready to pray, while hundreds filled the seats inside.

David Suhor, co-founder of the local chapter of the Satanic Temple approached the podium, causing the crowd to stand and begin the Lord’s Prayer.

Council President Charles Bare called order and told the crowd they had to be quiet or they would have to leave. Pensacola Police escorted numerous people out.

“If you deviate away from what I feel is proper invocation speech, I will have you removed from the chamber,” Bare ordered.

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