The Oklahoma Capitol Preservation Commission on Tuesday approved the removal of a Ten Commandments monument from the state capitol grounds after a court ordered the state to remove the 6-foot-tall, 2,400-pound granite monument, according to the Tulsa World.
The state's Office of Management and Enterprise Services will work with the builder who installed the monument to remove it from the grounds, John Estus, a spokesman for the office, told the Tulsa World. Estus also said that he will speak with the Oklahoma Highway Patrol.
"The Oklahoma Highway Patrol has concerns about individuals or groups interfering with the removal or tampering with the monument," he told the Tulsa World.
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