Thursday, 15 December 2016

Moral Panic - Halloween Poisoners

The Independent ran a great article back in late October in the run-up to Halloween, highlighting the strong belief in the urban myth that someone, somewhere, is hell-bent on poisoning children but only on one particular day of the year. The resulting annual moral panic was somewhat overshadowed this year by a related moral panic about 'killer clowns' but it still remains out there, and returns once a year to terrify whoever wishes to believe in such things.

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