DC Law Enforcement Demand Removal Of Capitol Painting Depicting Cops As Racist Pigs
Daily Caller ^ | 1/4/2017 | Kerry Picket
Posted on 01/04/2017 2:48:37 PM PST by georgiegirl
Capitol Hill Police blasted a painting that now hangs in the U.S. Capitol, which depicts police as pigs shooting up a black St. Louis neighborhood and want the piece removed immediately.
“The painting portrays a colorful landscape of symbolic characters representing social injustice, the tragic events in Ferguson and the lingering elements of inequality in modern American society,” Democratic Missouri Rep. Lacy Clay said in a statement last June of the painting created by David Pulphus and chosen by Rep. Clay as part of the annual U.S. Congressional Art Competition.
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Photo of painting at link. LAPD, NY, San Jose, San Francisco, Oakland Police Associations have sent a letter to Paul Ryan to immediately remove the reprehensible and repugnant “art” on display in our nation’s Capitol that depicts police officers as Pigs intent on gunning down innocent people.
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