The Satanic Temple plans next week to unveil the demonic Baphomet statue during a rally at the Arkansas State Capitol to counter the Ten Commandments monument.  The rally, planned for Aug. 16, “is intended to bring together religious leaders of different faiths to discuss the importance of the First Amendment and its protection for religious pluralism,” the group said in a news release. The Baphomet statue has the head of the goat with a five-point star on the body of a human. The statue has wings and hooves for feet. Ultra Culture identifies the idol as a “profoundly influential occult icon.”

However, Christian groups have planned a prayerful counterprotest during the satanic demonstration. “For the first time in American history, with this brazen display of this Baphomet statue, Aug. 16 will be a day of public acceptance of the devil on American soil,” says Jack Burnham of the American Society for the Defense of Tradition, Family and Property (TFP) and friends and supporters of its America Needs Fatima campaign. “Satanism is not a religion. They worship no god, only hating the one, true God, His creation and the wise Commandments He gave for peaceful and harmonic human societies. READ MORE