The Candid Cuppa
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The Candid Cuppa

Over 3000 Witches to be Pardoned

300 years ago, hundreds of people, mainly women and girls, were convicted and condemned. Now, the government needs to say sorry.

The Sanderson Sisters are the witches in Hocus Pocus. At the beginning of the movie, they are accused and hanged for witchcraft.

While witches have been a staple villain for decades, the 21st century saw a mass cultural reevaluation. Disney re-wrote Maleficent, and the Sanderson sisters…well we’ve always loved them.

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Jessie London

Jessie London

PGCE English + BA Literature. Tech Entrepreneur for 15 years. Now a Writer. Main interests: Wellbeing, Books, Feminism, Crime, Business & Relationships.