(RNS) — The Satanic Temple says it was recently recognized as a church by the IRS. The group, which is nontheistic and argues religion can be 'divorced' from superstition, has said it should have the same rights and protections as other religious groups.
The Satanic Temple says the Ten Commandments monument violates constitutional freedom of religion rights and that the installation of their statue would demonstrate religious tolerance.
DETROIT -- The group, which opposes Bible-themed displays on government land, kept the location of its 9-foot-tall monument secret until the last moment,
OKLAHOMA CITY (RNS) The Satanic Temple wants to erect a 7-foot-tall statue of a seated Satan flanked by two children on the grounds of the Oklahoma State Capitol.