Satan Statue Design: Proposal Sent to Oklahoma Officials

    January 7, 2014
    Jasmine Allen
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A group of Satanists from a New York-based Satanic temple is pursuing the establishment of a monument in Oklahoma’s capitol.

In an attempt to display their beliefs to the public, the group seeks to build a design outside of the Statehouse that would be positioned right next to a privately funded Ten Commandments statue.

The Republican-controlled Legislature financed the construction of the Ten Commandments monument in 2009, but Oklahoma’s American Civil Liberties Union wants its removal. Lawsuits have been filed in regards to the monument’s constitutionality.

Thus, the satanic group views the capitol’s present-day monument as a chance to share their own principals as well and apparently, it seems that they aren’t against the existence of a statute engraved with beliefs dissimilar to their own.

In a letter to the Capitol Preservation Commission, spokesman Lucien Greaves affirms that the satanic temple would respect the guidelines enforced by the state.

“We believe that all monuments should be in good taste and consistent with community standards. Our proposed monument, as an homage to the historic-literary Satan, will certainly abide by these guidelines,” he shared with officials.

One lawmaker, who also advocated for the building of the Ten Commandments, has been reported as a supporter of the satanic monument.

However, Republican Rep. Bobby Cleveland, who is also pushing forward a bill that would have a Judeo-Christian Temple built in the Capitol, obviously doesn’t view this proposal as a smart move.

“I think these Satanists are a different group,” he told CBS News. “You put them under the nut category.”

According to Greaves, the budget for the monument will approximately be around $20,000.  Ideas for the design vary from a pentagram to an interactive exhibit for children.

If the proposal is approved, the group plans to send in design concepts to the Capitol Preservation Commission sometime this month.

With that said, do you think Oklahoma should prohibit the creation of this monument?

After all, the First Amendment does state:

Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech, or of the press; or the right of the people peaceably to assemble, and to petition the Government for a redress of grievances.”

Here is a debate about the monument previously aired by Fox News:

Image via Youtube, Oklahomanews

  • Screwed Up America

    You know, America really is screwed up. We will go down as a failed experiment. I don’t think that people really understand that we have only been around for 300 years and we are about to implode. Travel the world. Look at other cultures. Italy for example, has been around for thousands of years and they don’t have nearly the craziness this country does.

    You know. People wonder where the new Babylon is. Well it is here. It is the United States. Only in this country could you possibly pack up the kids and go visit the children’s interactive display on Satanism. Really? What does that include? Sacrificing the kids at the end of the tour? But don’t get me wrong, Christians are just as bad sometimes. Many are just hypocrites. We lock up the most people in the world and that is not being merciful — which Christ tells us to be. We fight useless wars and millions of people die and are injured. In fact, this whole country will one day find out the truth about 9/11 and people will realize that we have been living a lie. The evidence is overwhelming —- very overwhelming —- that we have been lied to. The mainstream media will simply not cover it. When you have firefighters, who were literally at the towers saying that bombs went off and no one covers that —- you have problems.

    No America. Make no mistake. Satan is already in control of this country. From Miley to mass incarceration to 9/11 to the corruption of Congress. It is so evident. Then again, we knew that was going to happen. The Bible may not be 100% accurate because many of the stories are parables designed to teach ideas and concepts, but taken as a whole, it is accurate and everything will come to pass. In the bible, it says Satan is the king of this world. It says he is the father of confusion. Watch that video above and just look at how much confusion and chaos exists among those four people. All because a group of Satanists want to make a mockery out of religion.

    • RU_kidding

      The SICK things that are permitted here is disgusting. I would LOVE to MOVE to Italy to study the way life SHOULD be lived.

  • Jim Ebinger

    let them put it up if it offends you don’t look at it

    • http://twellow lola cheeks

      When Oklahoma was bombed a few years ago and the number of children and people that were injured and killed there, why would this city even give one second to considering letting a tribe of satan worshippers put up a statue of satan there? Isn’t that an insult to the loved ones that were killed there by another satan worshipper. It isn’t a matter of closing your eyes so you don’t see it, that is a problem today, that people refuse to see what is happening right in front of them. that is why they allow evil to take over. Oh, by the way since this would even be allowed to be discussed why not suggest they put it in front of the bombing site so it can’t be missed.

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  • http://twellow lola cheeks

    nothing is surprising in this world anymore, so putting up a satan design statue in Oklahoma would be another way to pay insult and hate for the children and adults that were killed in the Oklahoma bombing a few years ago. since satan is the author of confusion and hate and destruction, it is of no surprise that his followers would feel this way. I wonder if the ACLU will fight as hard to stop this as they would if it was something that pertained to God. The world is only going to get worse, so it is a comfort to know that GOD will be the judge on that last day. A lot of people complain about getting old, but it may be a blessing that we older people will be gone to meet the Lord before the world is completely destroyed, if God doesn’t see fit to destroy it before hand. A lot of people don’t believe in God, but let God take his hand away from this world for just a moment, and then you will realize just how important that God is to you.

  • Larry

    this is just sickening. They want to put up a Satanism monument? I say “NO”. This country was set up by Christian ideology not Satanistic beliefs. I don’t believe putting up a satanistic monument is at all good for the country or the children. we teach them right from wrong. we teach them about god. what’s next ? they going to ask for new Satanism curriculum in the schools? or ask for public displays of sacrifice to satan ? Don’t let this happen because of some twist of the bylaws of this country. keep Satanism where it belongs in the darkness and away from the sunshine.