PureFlix Entertainment has announced they will be making a donation to assist with the rebuilding of the Arkansas Ten Commandments monument after it was destroyed on state grounds. (Photo: KATV)
LITTLE ROCK (KATV) —
PureFlix Entertainment has announced they will be making a donation to assist with the rebuilding of the Arkansas Ten Commandments monument after it was destroyed on state grounds.
The Ten Commandments monument was installed on the grounds of the Arkansas State Capitol on June 27.
Less than 24 hours later, the monument was destroyed when a man drove his truck into it.
Following the incident, Bob Kratz and Troy Duhon, executive producers for the God’s Not Dead movie series wanted to do something to help. A short time later Katz and Duhon contacted Governor Asa Hutchinson and offered a donation that will go towards the rebuilding of the monument.
Kelli Crain from PureFlix Entertainment along with Kratz and Duhon will present the American History and Heritage Foundation with a $25,000 donation at a press conference on Thursday.
PureFlix Entertainment is the production company for God’s Not Dead.
God’s Not Dead 2 was filmed in Little Rock in 2015, the same year the legislature approved the donation and installation of the Ten Commandments Monument.
The Press Conference will be held at 11:30 a.m. in the Arkansas State Capitol Rotunda.
Senator Jason Rapert will be accepting the donation on behalf of the American History and Heritage Foundation.
“We are very grateful to Bob and Troy for reaching out to Governor Hutchinson last week with their offer of a donation in the wake of the destruction of the first monument,” said Rapert, “I also want to thank Governor Hutchinson for his support and I want