New Ten Commandments monument ready for Arkansas Capitol after first one destroyed

Posted: October 26, 2017 at 4:30 a.m.

FILE — State Sen. Jason Rapert, R-Bigelow, who sponsored the legislation that led to installation of the Ten Commandments monument on the state Capitol grounds, speaks in front of it on June 27. That monument was destroyed hours later, but Rapert says a new version has been completed and is ready to be installed.

Work was completed this week on a Ten Commandments monument that will replace the original monolith, which was destroyed within hours of being erected at the state Capitol earlier this year.

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