by Jonah Hicap
A lawsuit was filed by Oklahoma residents and in July, the State Supreme Court ordered it removed, saying it violated the state Constitution's ban on the use of government property to benefit a religion.
"Unfortunately, it appears that the legal options for keeping the monument at the Capitol have been exhausted," said Hernandez in a statement. "That is why I am offering to have the monument moved to the State Party Headquarters."
She added: "I believe, like the vast majority of Oklahomans and especially Oklahoma Republicans that the Ten Commandments is part of the cornerstone of our system of government. We have routinely acknowledged this. Even inside the US Capitol there are monuments to the great lawgivers that are the basis of our governmental system and the one of Moses is front and center in the House Chamber..."