Archive for: December, 2018

Satanic Temple statue among displays at Illinois Capitol

A local chapter of The Satanic Temple has been allowed to place a statue in the Illinois Capitol alongside holiday displays of a Nativity scene and a menorah. The sculpture, called Knowledge is the Greatest Gift, depicts the forearm of a woman holding an apple, The State Journal-Register reported. In its application for the display,…Read More

Idabel state Representative switches parties

The number of state House Democrats got even smaller Thursday as Idabel state Rep. Johnny Tadlock announced he was switching to the Republican Party. The switch leaves state House Republicans with a 77-24 majority. Republicans also remain in firm control the state Senate, 39-9. “This to me is not at all about party affiliation,” Tadlock…Read More