Saturday, October 25, 2014

Ten Commandments Monument Attacked

The saga of the Oklahoma City Ten Commandments monument keeps getting weirder. Yesterday a man was taken into custody after crashing his car into the controversial display. The monument, shown above, was knocked over and broken into several pieces. When questioned about the attack, the man explained that Satan told him to destroy it.

U.S. Secret Service Agents say it all started after a man walked into the Federal Building in downtown Oklahoma City Friday morning making strange threats against the President and Federal Government.

Agents say he then admitted to them that he crashed his car into the Ten Commandments monument at the Capitol, then left his damaged car and walked to the Federal Building.

The Secret Service says the man told them that Satan made him crash his car into the statue. He also told agents that Satan told him to urinate on the statue.

According to investigators, the man says he is bipolar and had been off his medication for quite some time.

So this leaves Oklahoma lawmakers in an awkward position. With the controversy looming over the monument proposed by The Satanic Temple, the legislature recently passed a resolution that no new displays could be put up. But if they plan on putting up a new Ten Commandments monument that resolution will need to be overturned, which makes their legal footing a lot shakier.

On the other hand, if they keep the resolution in place the courthouse may revert to having no religious displays - but that's really what activist groups like The Satanic Temple have wanted all along.

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Nerd said...

I've heard it said that the qaballah was on the orginal tablets, but Moses himself threw those down and broke them, as the Israelites were not ready for such wisdom. Just a rummor of course.

He came back with tablets of "The Law" later.

If this dude wants to get the president, why's he attacking the 10 Commandments, we all know the prez is muslim, isn't he? lol

Scott Stenwick said...

I'm thinking that this guy wasn't really clear on who he was after, just a disturbed individual lashing out.

One of the comments on FB suggested that Oklahoma lawmakers make a monument of the Ark of the Covenant to hold the pieces. Now that would be awesome.