Mo. Lawmaker Seeks Removal Of Goddess Statue.

A 10-foot-tall statue of the Roman goddess Ceres should not be returned to the state capitol building in Missouri, a state legislator has argued.

State Rep. Mike Moon (R-Ash Grove) wrote to Gov. Mike Parson (R) in early December asserting that the statue, which was erected in 1924, should not be returned to its spot atop the capitol building in Jefferson City, reported KRCG-TV.

"God commanded the Israelites to 'have no gods other than him,'" Moon wrote. "He also said, 'Do not make metal gods for yourselves. I am the Lord your God.' Governor Parson, you and I have placed our trust in the same Lord, the God of the Bible. As such, I appeal to your good judgment, as a follower of Jesus Christ, to direct...

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