Site for demon statue sought at Capitol

10 Commandments plan rouses Satanists, Hindus, others

Posted: July 8, 2015 at 3:53 a.m.
Updated: July 8, 2015 at 3:53 a.m.

Officials with The Satanic Temple say they hope to install this statue on the grounds of the Arkansas Capitol.

Officials with The Satanic Temple say they hope to install this statue on the grounds of the Arkansas Capitol.

Satanists, Hindus and secularists argue that the planned installation of a monument to the Ten Commandments at the state Capitol gives them equal claim to post their own monuments on the Capitol's lawn.

Sen. Jason Rapert, R-Conway, center, speaks at a news conference at the Arkansas state Capitol in this 2014 file photo.

LeeWood Thomas, a spokesman for the Arkansas Society of Freethinkers, is shown in this file photo.

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