With Satanic rally planned Thursday, counter-protesters hit streets today | Arkansas Blog

Wednesday, August 15, 2018

With Satanic rally planned Thursday, counter-protesters hit streets today

Posted By on Wed, Aug 15, 2018 at 11:05 AM

click to enlarge GETTING AFTER SATAN: Sidewalk demonstration at Capitol today. - KARK/FOX 16
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  • GETTING AFTER SATAN: Sidewalk demonstration at Capitol today.
All publicity is good publicity, right? So it's all good for Satan in Arkansas this week.

The Satanic Temple is bringing its Baphomet statue to the Arkansas Capitol tomorrow as it pursues its objection to be denying a spot on the Capitol lawn while Sen. Jason Rapert's 10 Commandments monument is allowed a spot, at least until a federal judge decides its unconstitutional establishment of religion.

Not to be outdone, enemies of Satan gathered outside the Capitol today to fight the devil, a couple dozen waving signs.

click to enlarge COMING TOMORROW: Baphomet.
  • COMING TOMORROW: Baphomet.

By the way: In case you missed it, the Bully of Bigelow was highly offended by a guest column in the Times by the leader of the Satanic Temple.

Greaves Tweeted further Wednesday afternoon:

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