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Thou Shalt Not Suffer: The Witch Trial Podcast features the stories of real people accused of witchcraft, interviews with leading witch trial researchers and activists, and news on the witch-hunts happening in your world now. Subscribe, like, or follow today. Visit our web site at https://www.thoushaltnotsuffer.com

Thou Shalt Not Suffer: The Witch Trial Podcast Josh Hutchinson and Sarah Jack

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Thou Shalt Not Suffer: The Witch Trial Podcast features the stories of real people accused of witchcraft, interviews with leading witch trial researchers and activists, and news on the witch-hunts happening in your world now. Subscribe, like, or follow today. Visit our web site at https://www.thoushaltnotsuffer.com

    Connecticut Witch Trials 101, Part 1

    Connecticut Witch Trials 101, Part 1

    This is Part 1 of Thou Shalt Not Suffer: The Witch Trial Podcast’s Connecticut Witch Trials 101 series. Take in this informative New England colonial history conversation with your cohosts and accused witch descendants, writer and podcast producer, Joshua Hutchinson and End Witch Hunts President and people connector extraordinaire, Sarah Jack. Enjoy the new segment, “Minute with Mary” by Mary Bingham, accused witch descendant, writer and researcher. This episode begins the story of Connecticut's known witch trial victims with only fact backed, trustworthy research and sources. Take advantage of the expansive bibliography, and do some educational reading. Dig into the research with us. This series has been created with thoughtful inquiry and consideration of historian expertise, historic record and available archived material. How do we know what we know? We connect past witch trials to today’s witchcraft fear with a discussion answering our advocacy questions: Why do we witch hunt? How do we witch hunt? How do we stop hunting witches? 
    Connecticut Witch Trials 101 Bibliography
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    March 29, 2023 Discussion Panel with State Representative Jane Garibay on Bill HJ #34, A Resolution Concerning Certain Witchcraft Convictions in Colonial Connecticut.
    Press Conference on Legislative Bill H.J. No. 34, March 8, 2023
    Resolution Concerning Certain Witchcraft Convictions in Colonial Connecticut
    Write a Connecticut Legislator
    Purchase a Witch Trial White Rose Memorial Button
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    End Witch Hunts Movement
    Thou Shalt Not Suffer Podcast Book Store
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    Join us on Discord to share your ideas and feedback.
    Please sign the petition to exonerate those accused of witchcraft in Connecticut
    Social Media for Dr. Saud Anwar, State Senator
    Social Media for State Representative Jane Garibay
    Fact Sheet for Connecticut Witch Trial History
    Write a Connecticut Legislator



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    Emerson Baker on the Salem Witch Trials, Protective Magic, and Proctor's Ledge

    Emerson Baker on the Salem Witch Trials, Protective Magic, and Proctor's Ledge

    Emerson Baker enchants us in this ineffable discussion on Early New Englander and Puritan folk beliefs, protective magic and the safeguarding of the execution grounds for the Salem Witch Trials, known as Proctor’s Ledge.


    Pour your best beverage and sit back to take in this insight packed episode. Dr. Emerson Baker’s mastery of these topics are revealing, invaluable and instructive. You will walk away enlightened and excited to have a better understanding of the fear that gripped this culture. We have some laughs and heartfelt conversation while focusing on key facets of the witchcraft traditions of the 17th century. We connect past witch trials to today’s witchcraft fear with a discussion answering our advocacy questions: Why do we witch hunt? How do we witch hunt? How do we stop hunting witches? 


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    "A Storm of Witchcraft: The Salem Trials and the American Experience" by Emerson Baker

    "The Devil of Great Island: Witchcraft and Conflict in Early New England', by Emerson Baker

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    "Witches and Witch-Hunts" by Wolfgang Behringer

    University of VA, Salem Witch Trials Documents and Transcriptions


    Human Rights Council: Study on the situation of the violations and abuses of human rights rooted in harmful practices related to accusations of witchcraft and ritual attacks, as well as stigmatization.


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    End Witch Hunts Movement 


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    Goody Bassett, Accused Witch of Stratford, Connecticut

    Goody Bassett, Accused Witch of Stratford, Connecticut

    Goody Bassett, Stratford Connecticut’s local accused witch legend is now being acknowledged as her true self and reintroduced to us by the research and presentations of both Stratford Connecticut town historian, and Stratford Historical Society’s Vice President David Wright and author Richard Ross III. The community is hopeful that the Town Council will accept their proposed resolution to clear the good names of accused witches of Stratford: Goody Bassett and Hugh Croscia. Gail Liscio, President of the Stratford Historical Society shares about their upcoming events highlighting local witch trial history.Don’t miss these specially curated educational, memorializing and celebrating events this Spring offered by the Stratford Historical Society: Goody Bassett’s Last Mile History Walk, Connecticut Witch Trial History Presentation at Stratford Town Hall by Richard Ross III, and the Inaugural Goody Bassett Ball Society Fundraiser.
    Goody Bassett Inaugural Ball Tickets
    Upcoming Stratford Historical Society Witch Trial Events
    "Before Salem" book, by Author Richard Ross III
    Fact Sheet for Connecticut Witch Trial History
    Connecticut Witch Trial Exoneration Project Website
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    Finding Your Salem Witch Trial Ancestors with David Allen Lambert

    Finding Your Salem Witch Trial Ancestors with David Allen Lambert

    Take in this informative research conversation with author David Allen Lambert, Chief Genealogist from the New England Historic Genealogical Society and Stoughton, MA town historian. This is a family research tip-packed episode with laughs and heartfelt dialogue about our family histories. Thoughtful reflection about descending from ancestors involved in the Salem Witchcraft Trials pulls us into an instructive talk on utilizing American Ancestors resources and expansive archives. We connect past witch trials to today’s witchcraft fear with a discussion answering our advocacy questions: Why do we witch hunt? How do we witch hunt? How do we stop hunting witches? 
    AmericanAncestors.org
    "A Guide to Massachusetts Cemeteries"  by David Allen Lambert
    Vita Brevis Blog Posts by Author David Allen Lambert
    "Bewitched" blog post by David Allen Lambert
    Support our show, buy "Records of the Salem Witch Hunt" through this link.
    University of VA, Salem Witch Trials Documents and Transcriptions
    Press Conference on Legislative Bill H.J. No. 34, March 8, 2023
    Resolution Concerning Certain Witchcraft Convictions in Colonial Connecticut
    Write a Connecticut Legislator 
    Purchase a Witch Trial White Rose Memorial Button
    Support Us! Sign up as a Super Listener!
    End Witch Hunts Movement 
    Thou Shalt Not Suffer Podcast Book Store
    Support Us! Buy Witch Trial Merch!
    Support Us! Buy Podcast Merch!
    Join us on Discord to share your ideas and feedback
    Please sign the petition to exonerate those accused of witchcraft in Connecticut
    Social Media for Dr. Saud Anwar, State Senator
    Social Media for State Representative Jane Garibay
    Fact Sheet for Connecticut Witch Trial History
    Write a Connecticut Legislator
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    • 1 hr 13 min
    Women and Witch Trials with Ann Little

    Women and Witch Trials with Ann Little

    To honor Women’s History Month and March 8, International Women’s Day we have created a special episode with Colorado State University’s Dr. Ann Little who specializes in the history of colonial America, with special emphasis on the history of women, gender and sexuality. She is a professor, author and expert consultant for Who Do You Think You Are?  We discuss past and persisting mentalities toward and in women including their fertility and sexuality power in society. What is the impact of this narrative on historic witch trials and in modern attitudes influencing women’s rights?
    Links
    Witch Craze: Terror and Fantasy in Baroque Germany, Lyndal Roper 
    The Devil in the Shape of a Women: Witchcraft in Colonial New England, Carol F. Karlsen
    The Republic of Nature, Mark Fiege
    Press Conference on H.J. No. 34, March 8, 2023
    Resolution Concerning Certain Witchcraft Convictions in Colonial Connecticut
    Write a Connecticut Legislator 
    Join us on Discord to share your ideas and feedback.
    Please sign the petition to exonerate those accused of witchcraft in Connecticut
    Fact Sheet for Connecticut Witch Trial History
    Support Us! Sign up as a Super Listener!
    End Witch Hunts Movement 
    Thou Shalt Not Suffer Podcast Book Store
    Support Us! Buy Witch Trial Merch!
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    Witchcraft Beliefs Around the World with Boris Gershman

    Witchcraft Beliefs Around the World with Boris Gershman

     Learn  what the world believes about witchcraft today with American University's tenured Associate Professor of Economics, Dr. Boris Gershman. He is an active academic researcher and writer who has written several academic articles on the relationship of witchcraft beliefs and sociodemographic characteristics. We discuss his journal article "Witchcraft Beliefs Around the World: An Exploratory Analysis." Find out about solutions to the current global witchcraft accusation crisis based on Dr. Gershman’s evaluation.
    Links
    Witchcraft Beliefs Around the World: An Exploratory Analysis
    BorisGershman.com
    Resolution Concerning Certain Witchcraft Convictions in Colonial Connecticut
    Write a Connecticut Legislator 
    Join us on Discord to share your ideas and feedback.
    Please sign the petition to exonerate those accused of witchcraft in Connecticut
    Fact Sheet for Connecticut Witch Trial History
    Support Us! Sign up as a Super Listener!
    End Witch Hunts Movement 
    Thou Shalt Not Suffer Podcast Book Store
    Support Us! Buy Witch Trial Merch!
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