By Tara Fowler
Poor Nell Sweetzer just can't seem to catch a break. This weekend sees the opening of "The Last Exorcism: Part II," in which the evil that haunted Nell in the first film returned for, well, round two. Worried the same will happen to you?
Never fear! We decided to educate ourselves on exorcisms, so that if a demon ever comes a-knocking, we'll know what to do. Read on!
1) The right to exorcise (not to be confused with exercise) is protected by the First Amendment: As per a case in Texas, where a former parishioner sued her church for the "emotional trauma" she incurred after fellow church-goers attempted to rid her of evil spirits. The court ruled in the church's favor.
2) They aren't nearly as exciting (or bloody) as Hollywood makes them seem: Contrary to what you see on screen, vomiting, spider-crawling, and back-breaking are not a »
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