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Religious Group Wants You To Tell Trick-Or-Treaters They're Going To Hell

Halloween is the best. You get candy, you get to dress up, and you get to scare the living daylights out of your friends.

But a group of creationists called Answers in Genesis believes Halloween is a night that evil is celebrated, and they want you to tell the young kids who stop by your house.

Answers in Genesis is encouraging people to hand out fake $1 million bills instead of candy.

One bill has a picture of Noah's Ark on the front, reading "Have you ever lied, stolen or used God's name in vain? The penalty for your crimes against God is death and eternal hell."

There's another bill, this time featuring a dinosaur, which is just as lovely.

"Have you ever lied, stolen, hated or dishonored your parents? Have you looked with lust? God says that's the same as committing adultery in your heart," a message on the bill reads as it describes the Ten Commandments. The penalty of sin is death and eternity in hell. God knows your every thought, word and deed and your conscience confirms that you're guilty."

Answers in Genesis are selling this Hell Money, along with a "Halloween Learn and Share Kit" containing the bills, a DVD with an anti-Halloween lecture, and an anti-Halloween book that's basically just an essay about how awful Halloween is. According to the essay, Halloween has "evil intent," "considerable paganism" and "the glorification of sensuality, death and demons."

The creationist group is encouraging families to choose a Christian alternative to Halloween, and are recommending they contact schools to ensure their children are not being forced into "demonic Halloween gestures."

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