Sign in to comment!



Okla. won't allow new requests for Capitol monuments after Satanists, others sought displays

Following requests from Satanists, Hindus and animal lovers to erect displays at the Oklahoma Capitol, a panel overseeing the grounds has imposed a moratorium on new request for such monuments.

The Oklahoma Capitol Preservation Commission voted unanimously on Thursday to approve the ban until a court dispute over the current Ten Commandments monument is settled.

A group of New York-based Satanists indicated earlier this month plans to seek a monument at the state Capitol, saying Oklahoma opened the door when it allowed the Ten Commandments monument. That was followed by similar requests from a Hindu leader in Nevada and the People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals.

Commission Chairman Trait Thompson says Thursday's vote won't affect a state senator's plans to erect a privately funded Bill of Rights monument.

Bank Rates

Loan Type Graph Rate +/- Last Week
30 Y Fixed Graph 3.92% -- 3.92%  
15 Y Fixed Graph 2.99% up 2.98%  
30 Y Fixed Jumbo Graph 4.31% up 4.24%  
5/1 ARM Graph 3.26% up 3.12%  
5/1 Jumbo ARM Graph 3.84% dw 3.85%  
Loan Type Graph Rate +/- Last Week
$30K HELOC Graph 4.68% up 4.62%  
$50K HELOC Graph 4.10% up 4.04%  
$30K Loan Graph 4.47% dw 4.48%  
$50K Loan Graph 4.12% up 4.11%  
$75K Loan Graph 4.12% up 4.11%  
Loan Type Graph Rate +/- Last Week
36 M New Graph 2.99% dw 3.23%  
36 M Used Graph 3.18% dw 3.33%  
48 M New Graph 3.22% dw 3.32%  
48 M Used Graph 2.72% dw 2.90%  
60 M New Graph 3.33% up 3.31%  
Loan Type Graph Yield +/- Last Week
6 month Graph 0.35% up 0.34%  
1 yr Graph 0.62% -- 0.62%  
5 yr Graph 1.41% up 1.39%