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Oklahoma Leaders Say Satanic Monument Unlikely

posted on December 11, 2013

The Associated Press reports on Oklahoman legislative leaders verbal dismissal of a proposed satanic monument. According to the article, “Both House Speaker T.W. Shannon and Senate President Pro Tem Brian Bingman suggested that such a plan was far from a reality, and members of the committee that would need to approve the monument sounded skeptical.” However, University of Oklahoma constitutional law professor Joseph Thai, said, “The state can disown the Ten Commandments monument erected at the Capitol with private funds as private speech, but then it cannot reject other privately donated religious monuments — even a satanic one — on the basis of viewpoint.”

Read at The Associated Press