Satanists Unveil Statue for Oklahoma Capitol

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This artist’s rendering provided by the Satanic Temple shows a proposed monument that the New York–based Satanic group wants to place at the Oklahoma state capitol.

The Satanic church that applied for a permit to erect a monument to Satan next to the Ten Commandments monument at the Oklahoma state-capitol building has unveiled its proposed design.

The 7-ft.-tall (2.1 m) sculpture would feature Satan depicted in the form of Baphomet, a bearded, goat-headed, winged hominid with horns seated on a throne beneath a pentagram with two smiling children to either side.

The group responsible for the proposed monument, the New York–based Satanic Temple, applied to place a monument to Satan at the capitol building in Oklahoma City after the Oklahoma ACLU sued to have a Ten Commandments statue — erected in 2012 — removed on the grounds that its presence discriminated against other religions, the Associated Press reports.

In addition to representing the Satanic religion, the monument “will also have a functional purpose as a chair where people of all ages may sit on the lap of Satan for inspiration and contemplation,” said Satanic Temple spokesperson Lucien Greaves.

Besides the Satanic Temple, a number of other groups have made requests to erect monuments, including a Hindu group, an animal-rights group and the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster. The Oklahoma Capitol Preservation Commission subsequently issued a moratorium on new requests pending resolution of the ACLU lawsuit.

[AP]

370 comments
MohammedAldaibani
MohammedAldaibani

Allah Akbar!!
WHAT IS WRONG WITH YOU AMERICANS !!!!!
I PROVES THAT AMERICA'S END IS SO NEAR !

JulieGonsalves
JulieGonsalves

@MohammedAldaibani 
it's unfortunate, but they have the freedom of speech here.  We can care less what this small group does in their spare time. 

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meganmanohar
meganmanohar

I am not christian, nor jewish nor muslim but I do take heavy offense to this statue...good thing I'm not American

meganmanohar
meganmanohar

despite with what these satanists associate themselves as a non demonic group, the symbolism of this statue is tormenting...demonic symbols will always have meaning and if you look at the area I'm sure there are a lot of negative events occuring simultaneously. Why couldn't they put up a statue representing all religions if Christianity seems to be too favoured? I just wish that American citizens who have faith recognize the evil in this statue and work hard to take it down and put a more peaceful monument there.

leaualoringabriel
leaualoringabriel

unfvckingbelievable! YOU SICK FVCKS AMERICAN SATANISTS WILL GET TO HELL FOR SURE!

TedTedTed
TedTedTed

Well, the kid on the right looks like a young version of Obama, so they got that right, anyway.

StephenGFord
StephenGFord

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