United States: "Satanic Temple unveils demonic statue at Arkansas State Capitol."


#1

“The Satanic Temple temporarily placed a bronze statue of a goat-headed, winged creature called Baphomet at the Arkansas State Capitol during a rally to call for the removal of a Ten Commandments monument already mounted on Capitol grounds.”

“The Satanic Temple said the Ten Commandments monument violates constitutional freedom of religion rights and that the installation of their seven and a half-foot-tall statue showing the 14th century idol seated and accompanied by smiling children would demonstrate religious tolerance.”

The Satanic monument was taken down the same day because legislative sponsorship is required for any monument there.

The legislator who had sponsored the Ten Commandments monument said “it will be a very cold day in hell before an offensive statue will be forced upon us to be permanently erected on the grounds of the Arkansas State Capitol.”


#2

Every time we pray for “freedom of religion” in the US, we are not just praying for we Catholics.

If the Protestants can put up the Protestant 10 Commandments on public grounds, then the Catholic 10 Commandments should go next to them, and then a statue of Joseph Smith, and then a big Jewish monument, and a Buddha, and a Muslim statue, pretty soon there will be no room to walk on in the grass as it will be covered every inch in religious freedom.

Let’s stick with religious monuments on private land and keep the government lands neutral.


#3

Er, ‘A Muslim statue’ is not a likely thing to be going up considering the proscription against making such things in Islam. Mind you I have no problem with various monuments to different religions. Obviously of course it all religions are treated equally those seeking attention will abuse it however as happened here sadly.


#4

Tsk tsk. Satanists got it wrong again.

It was supposed to be delivered across town.


#5

I knew when the 10 Commandments were
replaced the Satanists would be cose behind.


#6

These people are anti. They are simply against. They don’t really stand for anything, other than chaos. There is no reason to accommodate these folks. They are entitled to their beliefs. But it is a joke to think their beliefs should have any respect in the public square.


#7

the big joke is that they don’t even believe in the devil.

so what their statue represents is just that dissenting voice and objection to God


#8

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