Thursday, October 28, 2010

Exposing The Myth Of Halloween Poisonings

A good article denouncing the urban legends of poisoned candy passed to little trick-or-treaters. Just as with the notions of 'witches' and 'satanists' sacrificing black cats at Halloween, the notion of poisoned Halloween candy is mostly myth. Both urban legends were spawned during the 'satanic panic' hysteria of the late 1970s through the mid 1990s in which believers were also opposed to the celebration of Halloween.

Poisoned Halloween Candy: Trick, Treat or Myth?

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