BREAKING: Satanists Rejoice! Oklahoma Supreme Court Strikes Down Ten Commandments

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]In 2012, a group of Christian conservatives, led by Rep. Mike Ritzke, paid for monument of the Ten Commandments to be erected on the grounds of the Oklahoma State Capitol. This started a firestorm of anger among other religious groups, including Satanists, who demanded the right to put up their own statue.

[/vc_column_text][banner300 banner=”5517620b381df”][vc_column_text]The Satanists threatened to erect a statue of Baphomet, a pagan icon, right next to the Ten Commandments. This morning, the Satanists no longer have to worry about those pesky Ten Commandments since the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled that the statue must be removed.

While the statue was destroyed after someone drove their car into it in 2014, it was rebuilt.

A previous court decision sided in favor of the Ten Commandments allowing it to remain on the grounds. The reversal by the Oklahoma Supreme Court is not one that will stand without a fight.

Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin and her representatives are reportedly in talks with the state’s attorney general, Scott Pruitt, to determine the state’s legal options following this Supreme Court ruling.

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Jennifer Burke
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Jennifer is a Co-Founder of PolitiStick and the Editor-in-Chief. She is a graduate of Texas A&M University and a certified teacher with 12 years experience in the classroom. Jennifer attended what is credited for being the first modern-day Tea Party rally in the country in the Seattle area and from there emerged as a powerful speaker and writer within the movement. While still in Washington State, Jennifer was selected to be a member of the second graduating class of the Jennifer Dunn Leadership Institute (JDLI), a program which identified future conservative leaders. Jennifer worked as the National Outreach Director for one of the largest conservative groups in the country and served as Managing Editor and writer for what quickly grew to become one of the top 15 conservative sites in the country. She brings to Politistick a passion for the fight for freedom for current and future generations.
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