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Ten Commandments monument at Oklahoma Capitol reduced to rubble

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OKLAHOMA CITY – A controversial moment of the Ten Commandments at the state Capitol has been destroyed, according to the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

The granite monument, which was privately funded stands 6 feet tall and was placed at the Capitol in Nov. 2012

Oklahoma Highway Patrol says around 7 p.m. Thursday troopers responded to an abandoned vehicle which was driven into the statue.

Investigators with OHP have the suspect vehicle in custody and are continuing to investigate evidence surrounding the ordeal.

“We’ll process the scene and suspect vehicle to further the investigation in hopes of locating the responsible party”, stated Patrol spokesperson CPT George Brown.

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Oklahoma woman asked to sign a petition telling Muslims to “go home”

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DEL CITY, Okla. – A metro woman says fear about her religion led to an unusual encounter this week.

The Muslim woman says a woman asked her to sign a petition asking that all Muslims “go home.”

The run-in took place this week outside a gas station in Del City.

“Muslims are a peaceful people,” said Deb Beneta. “I wish people would see us as humans and not this mythical Muslim monster.”

Unfortunately for Deb, fear of the religion may be near an all-time high.

ISIS, the group of Islamic extremists known for beheading Western hostages in the name of Islam,  and a brutal attack at Vaughan Foods has many people on edge about the religion.

“Being Muslim doesn’t mean you’re from another country. I am an American,” said Beneta.

This week, Deb says a woman approached her and asked her to sign a strange petition.

“She…

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