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19th Aug '16 4:53:46 AM Morgenthaler
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** Subverted with TheSpanishInquisition, who did not consider witchcraft to be real, instead regarding the belief in it to be heretical. Which meant they also frowned upon witch-hunters of the classical sort, for believing that said suspected witches were actually practicing witchcraft.

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** * Subverted with TheSpanishInquisition, UsefulNotes/TheSpanishInquisition, who did not consider witchcraft to be real, instead regarding the belief in it to be heretical. Which meant they also frowned upon witch-hunters of the classical sort, for believing that said suspected witches were actually practicing witchcraft.
16th Aug '16 3:25:09 AM Lanthorn
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* ''Film/FantasticBeastsAndWhereToFindThem'': The New Salem Philanthropic Society wishes to expose and [[WitchHunter eliminate witches and wizards]] [[spoiler: They are actually Scourers, descendants of the first magical rulers of the Colonies who were ousted in the American Revolution and have hated the US magical government ever since. They are such a source of paranoia that American wizards can't associate with [[{{Muggle}} no-maj's]] out of fear they and their whole world could be exposed and destroyed]].
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11th Jun '16 1:31:39 PM nombretomado
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* The Blood of the Fold in Terry Goodkind's ''SwordOfTruth'' is a classical example ([[{{Hypocrite}} though its leader makes use of his sister's magic against other users']]), while the Imperial Order from the [[ExpansionPackWorld Old World]] is a hypocritical example. Ultra-powerful wizards and various magical weapons are used for the Order's cause of Magic Is Bad (one wizard in the Order even says when questioned on his hypocrisy that yes, eventually he will be killed too, after they succeed in destroying all magic). At the same time, the Order's leaders are conferring {{Immortality}} upon themselves with it.

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* The Blood of the Fold in Terry Goodkind's ''SwordOfTruth'' ''Literature/TheSwordOfTruth'' is a classical example ([[{{Hypocrite}} though its leader makes use of his sister's magic against other users']]), while the Imperial Order from the [[ExpansionPackWorld Old World]] is a hypocritical example. Ultra-powerful wizards and various magical weapons are used for the Order's cause of Magic Is Bad (one wizard in the Order even says when questioned on his hypocrisy that yes, eventually he will be killed too, after they succeed in destroying all magic). At the same time, the Order's leaders are conferring {{Immortality}} upon themselves with it.
17th May '16 11:44:03 AM Slothgirl
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* The Order in ''Literature/{{Runemarks}}'' is devoted to the elimination of the Firefolk (read: demons, gods, people and animals born with glam). They are type 2 on the description above, since the 'Good Book' lists cantrips that Magisters are allowed to use, [[spoiler: and their deity is actually Mimir]]
14th May '16 1:30:33 AM Doug86
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* If mutant powers qualify as "magic," these guys show up as ComicBook/{{X-Men}} villains every other week. Perhaps the most notorious of such groups is the anti-mutant hate group "Friends of Humanity."

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* If mutant powers qualify as "magic," these guys show up as ComicBook/{{X-Men}} ComicBook/XMen villains every other week. Perhaps the most notorious of such groups is the anti-mutant hate group "Friends of Humanity."
8th May '16 8:56:08 PM Fireblood
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* [[KnightTemplar Clan Righteous]] in ''The Fires of Merlin'' from Literature/TheLostYearsOfMerlin series, who use AntiMagic called Negatus Mysterium, which is found in magic eating creatures called Kreelixes(though it didn't seem to phase the god of evil when he supercharged one, [[FridgeLogic strange]]).

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* [[KnightTemplar Clan Righteous]] in ''The Fires of Merlin'' from Literature/TheLostYearsOfMerlin series, who use AntiMagic called Negatus Mysterium, which is found in magic eating magic-eating creatures called Kreelixes(though Kreelixes (though it didn't seem to phase the god of evil when he supercharged one, [[FridgeLogic strange]]).[[ClapYourHandsIfYouBelieve probably because it only works if you believe in it]]).
3rd Apr '16 4:15:56 PM ZimFan89
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* In ''FanFic/{{Webwork}}'', Captain Black's [[NonOmniscientCouncilOfVagueness superiors]] eventually decide to wean out Section 13's reliance on civilian "contractors" (namely, Jackie and company) by creating a new agency called Section 0 designed specifically to deal with magical threats. However, this group currently consists of three agents working out of a repurposed closet space in Section 13's base, so for the time being, they're mostly reliant on the J-Team for help.

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* In ''FanFic/{{Webwork}}'', Captain Black's [[NonOmniscientCouncilOfVagueness [[NotSoOmniscientCouncilOfBickering superiors]] eventually decide to wean out Section 13's reliance on civilian "contractors" (namely, Jackie and company) by creating a new agency called Section 0 designed specifically to deal with magical threats. However, this group currently consists of three agents working out of a repurposed closet space in Section 13's base, so for the time being, they're mostly reliant on the J-Team for help.
3rd Apr '16 4:14:44 PM ZimFan89
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* In ''FanFic/{{Webwork}}'', Captain Black's [[NonOmniscientCouncilOfVagueness superiors]] eventually decide to wean out Section 13's reliance on civilian "contractors" (namely, Jackie and company) by creating a new agency called Section 0 designed specifically to deal with magical threats. However, this group currently consists of three agents working out of a repurposed closet space in Section 13's base, so for the time being, they're mostly reliant on the J-Team for help.
2nd Mar '16 9:59:45 AM ChronoLegion
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* The New Salem Philanthropic Society in Creator/JKRowling's ''Literature/FantasticBeastsAndWhereToFindThem'' (a prequel to the ''Literature/HarryPotter'' series), an extremist [[{{Muggles}} No-Maj]] (the American term for non-magical people) organization in 1926 New York, dedicated to eradicating all [[WitchSpecies wizardkind]].
31st Jan '16 1:11:06 AM justanid
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