For citizens who live in democracies under the “Rule of Law” few issues could be more important than the philosophical considerations upon which that Law is based.
In the case of Planned Parenthood vs Casey 505 US 833 (1992) Supreme Court Justice Kennedy expressed his views on the basis for Law :
“At the heart of liberty is the right to define one’s own concept of existence, of meaning, of the universe, of the mystery of human life.”
Justice Kennedy’s view is quite similar to that stated by Jashan A’al, under defining Satanism : http://www.satanservice.org/theory/jashan-quotes.html
Here the 3rd item listed in defining Satanism 1s :
3. Autonomy of the Individual
Animals see themselves rightly placed at the center of their own world, as does the Satanist. The most important individual in a Satanist’s life is the Satanist themself. They are their own highest judge, their own ultimate lord, and the source of their own personal happiness….