Skip to comments.Group Unveils Satan Statue Design for Oklahoma
Posted on 01/06/2014 3:21:09 PM PST by markomalley
A satanic group unveiled designs Monday for a 7-foot-tall statue of Satan it wants to put at the Oklahoma state Capitol, where a Ten Commandments monument was placed in 2012.
The New York-based Satanic Temple formally submitted its application to a panel that oversees the Capitol grounds, including an artist's rendering that depicts Satan as Baphomet, a goat-headed figure with horns, wings and a long beard that's often used as a symbol of the occult. In the rendering, Satan is sitting in a pentagram-adorned throne with smiling children next to him.
"The monument has been designed to reflect the views of Satanists in Oklahoma City and beyond," temple spokesman Lucien Greaves said in a statement. "The statue 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."
The Satanic Temple maintains that the Oklahoma Legislature's decision to authorize a privately funded Ten Commandments monument at the Capitol opened the door for its statue. The Ten Commandments monument was placed on the north steps of the building in 2012, and the Oklahoma chapter of the American Civil Liberties Union has sued to have it removed.
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I wonder how long that statue will survive intact?
Are they affiliated with Anton LaVey’s Church of Satan (TM) which famously dates back to the 1960s? His was an athest faith.
And those who DO believe Satan exists have to concede that God does too.
These people are pure evil.
Statues of Satan will be common, even once we get rid of the usurper.
Yes, yes, we know your parents didn’t give you enough attention when you were children. Now go back to New York.
One (1) second.
Come on Barak, sit on Satan’s lap and tell him what
you want out of life...
Gravel in 5,4 3,2....
It should look exactly like Obama.
That would make this an interesting story
What? No bronze Flying Spaghetti Monster statue! Outrageous.
A New York based group has no standing to put up anything in Oklahoma!
Bring it. Let them waste their money. It’ll be broken to bits inside a week. I can feel a truck crash coming.
I'd love to hear the reporter verify that with a statement from the Satanists of Oklahoma City. If he can find any.
Twenty years ago you couldn’t even imagine all the madness.
I should have paused for one second.
You're just a virulent Satan-basher, that's what you are :)
Just prevent them. Let them take it to a higher court and then if they rule in favor of the satanists, ignore them.
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