A Nebraska woman requests removal of a sculpture by the hands of Spider-Man, claiming the statue is "demonic" and "anti-Christian," even though it was built as part of the Faith Community Organization Project.
Paige Schuppan sent an e-mail to the mayor's office on July 2, requesting the installation of a statue in front of Lincoln Children's Zoo on the grounds that the images of two open-mouthed hands resembled the "Devil Horns." ,  "This is anti-Christian and demonic and totally inappropriate and insulting to place in front of the children's zoo and the gardens where couples are married," it says in their email.
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She went on to say that the sculpture was offensive to "many people" in the area and called it a hate crime against the church, even if one did Hatred and Hatred compares violence to incitement by the Ku Klux Klan.
"They understand that devil worship is anti-Christian and not their own religion. You must be against the church to hold those evil beliefs. It's a hate crime against the church. "
Lincoln Lincoln Ombudsman Lin Quenzer told Shuppan that the statue was indeed part of an art project created by Campus Life and Youth for Christ Lincoln, a nonprofit association, was sponsored. Lincoln-based community organization.
"This is not an art installation of the city of Lincoln. "Serving Hands" is a public art project showing six-foot fiberglass hand sculptures modeled on other public art projects, "it says in its E-mail FOR SENDING A SUNSET
" The goal was from 1 May to To exhibit 50 sculptures in Lincoln on August 30, 2019, and the works of art should be auctioned for the benefit of Campus Life. "
The Ombudsman continued to say that the City would not ask Campus Life to remove the statue as it"  The Lincoln City did not select the pieces for these installations and did not designate their locations within the community. "Campus Life chose" hands "as a representation of their mission as they serve the community and Achieve youth in difficult situations. "
Fox News spoke with Youth for Christ Lincoln and Campus Life Managing Director Matt Schulte Friday, who said the sculpture had "no intention of celebrating Satan" and clearly " Children ". "We've been investing in student life in Lincoln for 50 years, part of our mission is to give children the opportunity to hear from God and make an informed decision about him," Schulte said in an email. "We see this as a playful, fun celebration of an American hero."
Schulte also said in an email to Shuppan that "sculpture is certainly not a devilish sculpture."
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He told Fox News that the statue was exhibited for the first time without the notable spider webs on May 15 by artist Ian Lang. He said that two weeks later the nets were added and the statue's similarity with Spider-Man seemed indisputable.
Shuppan argued in a separate e-mail that while she did not follow the superhero series, the character did know her and did not see the traditional red and blue color scheme found in the original comic.
A later rendering of Spider-Man shows the character in red and black.