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'Demon lord,' Ten Commandments monument bond on Twitter

by Tiffany Gibson Modified: January 9, 2014 at 11:00 am •  Published: January 9, 2014
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While many are upset about a satanic group’s plan to place a 7-foot-tall statue of Satan at the Oklahoma state Capitol, the Ten Commandments monument doesn’t seem to mind.

At least on Twitter, that is.

Fake accounts for Lord Baphomet, @BaphometOKC, and the Ten Commandments monument, @CommandmentsOKC, sprouted up on Twitter Wednesday and began conversing with one another about Capitol plans.

The Associated Press reports the New York-based Satanic Temple formally submitted its application to a panel that oversees the Capitol grounds, including an artist’s rendering that depicts Satan as Baphomet, a goat-headed figure with horns, wings and a long beard that’s often used as a symbol of the occult. In the rendering, Satan is sitting in a pentagram-adorned throne with smiling children next to him.

by Tiffany Gibson
News Online Editor
Tiffany Gibson has worked for the Oklahoman since August 2011 and is a member of the digital news team. In addition to writing and web editing, she also creates multimedia features for the website and maintains social media accounts. A Tennessee...
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