TALLAHASSEE (CBSMiami/AP) — A Nativity scene, a Festivus pole and a chair holding fake pasta with eyeballs and an accompanying “provHerb” from the Church of the Flying Spaghetti Monster have been allowed to be shown as displays at the Florida Capitol.
However, the officials making the decisions are drawing the line with Satan.READ MORE: Two Doral Police Officers Injured In Shooting Near Miami-Dade Police Headquarters
The Department of Management Services emailed The Satanic Temple on Wednesday, telling the group its proposed display of an angel falling from heaven into an open fire was “grossly offensive.”READ MORE: Halloween Spending Could Hit A Record This Year
Co-founder Lucien Greaves says the group asked what was offensive, acknowledging they might be willing to alter the display, but they didn’t get a response Thursday.
Several groups have been allowed to put up displays in the Statehouse rotunda because the area is considered to be a public forum.MORE NEWS: Opa-locka City Hall Evacuated After Bomb Threat
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