How does this help the cause?
A teenager was arrested after a leader of the Church of Satan turned over to the FBI an e-mail the high school student had written to the sect in which he threatened to kill his grandparents, authorities said.
Source: News from The Associated Press
The Church of Satan is an Atheist Organization.
Gilmore said members of his group are atheists who believe Satan is a symbol of freedom, not evil. "To the Satanist, he is his own God," reads a statement on the group's Web site from Gilmore.
Can somebody tell me how associating Atheism with Satan helps promote the cause of Atheism? I don't get it.