Satanic Temple Unveils Giant Goat-Headed Statue as Christians Protest at Arkansas Capitol

CBS News reported that in total 150 people, both Satanists and Christians, were present at the unveiling of the Satanic statue of a goat-headed, winged creature called Baphomet at the Arkansas state capitol.  The Satanic Temple insisted that since the capitol allows a monument of the Ten Commandments to stand on its grounds, so should their symbol be allowed as well. The nearly 8-foot tall statue of Baphomet stood in its place for less than a day, however, with the Satanic group removing it later on Thursday. The group says that only legislative sponsorship can allow monuments to stand, but argues that Christians are given special privilege as their Ten Commandments monument is permitted.

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