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Here’s the First Look at the New Satanic Monument Being Built for Oklahoma’s Statehouse

Posted on May 3rd, 2014 at 8:34 by John Sinteur in category: Pastafarian News -- Write a comment



In January the Satanic Temple announced plans to erect a monument glorifying the Dark Lord on the front lawn of the Oklahoma Statehouse. An Indiegogo campaign was launched with what seemed like a somewhat lofty goal of $20,000, but by the time donations ended almost $30,000 had been raised. Now an artist trained in classical sculpture is toiling away in New York, crafting a Baphomet figure sitting beneath an inverted pentagram and flanked by two children gazing upward in loyalty. When it is finished, it will be cast in bronze and, the Satanists hope, eventually displayed in Oklahoma.

The statue is a direct response to the state’s installation of a Ten Commandments monument outside the Capitol in 2012. State Representative Mike Ritze paid for the controversial statue with his own money, and therefore it was considered a donation and OK to place on government property. Following that line of reasoning, the Satanic Temple submitted a formal application for their monument.

  1. Why not? If we truly have “separation of church and state”, then if one religious idiot can put an icon on public property, then any other can as well… Now, who wants to donate to the Oklahoma Statehouse Pastafarian Flying Spaghetti Monster monument?

  2. They could have gotten the same reaction with solar panels.

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