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Five in Ten 1/24/22: California Drops School Prayer—to Aztec God of Human Sacrifice

California’s Department of Education is removing religious chants to Aztec gods from its ethnic studies curriculum after a lawsuit by parents. The chants invoked various deities from the Aztec pantheon, including Tezkatlipoka—who was worshipped with human sacrifice and cannibalism.

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