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Oklahoma Supreme Court Orders Removal Of Ten Commandments Monument From State Capitol

Reuters | Posted 07.06.2015 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY, June 30 (Reuters) - The Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled on Tuesday that a Ten Commandments monument placed on State Capitol grounds must b...

Dogs, Debris And Satan At Oklahoma Capitol

Reuters | Posted 08.27.2014 | Politics

By Heide Brandes OKLAHOMA CITY, June 27 (Reuters) - As part of her grand plan to visit all 50 U.S. state capitols before her 70th birt...

Why Satanists Want Their Own Monument At State Capitol

HuffPost Live | Posted 05.03.2014 | HuffPost Live 321

In response to the installation of a statue commemorating the Ten Commandments outside the Oklahoma State Capitol, the Satanic Temple has commissioned...

When Hell Freezes Over

Adam Banner | Posted 03.12.2014 | Politics
Adam Banner

In a move that has rankled many in this predominantly conservative Christian state, the Satanic Temple in New York has formally applied with the Oklahoma Capitol's grounds committee to build a statue of Baphomet, a goat-headed depiction of Satan, in the state's capitol building.

State Places Moratorium On Capitol Monuments After Satanist Request

AP | SEAN MURPHY | Posted 12.19.2013 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — After hearing from satanists, Hindus and an animal rights group, the panel that oversees the grounds at the Oklahoma Capitol sa...

Hindus Seize Opportunity For Statue On Oklahoma Capitol Steps

Religion News Service | Greg Horton | Posted 01.25.2014 | Religion

OKLAHOMA CITY (RNS) A few days after a group of Satanists announced plans to donate a memorial on the grounds of the Oklahoma Capitol, a Hindu organiz...

Lawmakers Dismiss Satanist Monument Plan As 'Publicity Stunt'

AP | SEAN MURPHY | Posted 12.10.2013 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Legislative leaders in Oklahoma sought to ease public concern Monday over a plan by a group of satanists to erect a monument at...

Satanists Seek Statue On Oklahoma State House Steps

AP | By SEAN MURPHY | Posted 02.07.2014 | Politics

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A satanic group unveiled designs Monday for a 7-foot-tall statue of Satan it wants to put at the Oklahoma state Capitol, where ...

States Rush To Fix Big Problems After Years Of Decline

stateline | Stephen C. Fehr | Posted 05.03.2013 | Politics

This piece comes to us courtesy of Stateline. Stateline is a nonpartisan, nonprofit news service of the Pew Charitable Trusts that provides daily repo...