Democrat Congressman Files Lawsuit Over Painting That Portrays Cops As Pigs

Democrats Outraged That Painting Was Taken Down

The Hill reported on Monday that Rep. Lacy Clay (D-Mo.) is filing a federal lawsuit on Tuesday over a controversial painting that was taken down from the Capitol complex back in January.

The Gateway Pundit’s Kristinn Taylor reported extensively on painting back in January when there was a lot of back-and-forth about whether the painting should remain hung inside the Capitol complex.

From TGP:

The painting by St. Louis student David Pulphus which was selected as a winner of a Congressional art contest in 2016 is about the Ferguson, Missouri anti-police riots and depicted police officers as pigs. The painting was selected to hang in the Capitol by the office of Congressman William Lacy Clay, Democrat from Missouri. It has hung at the Capitol in a tunnel that connects lawmakers’ offices at the Longworth Building with the Capitol since a June ceremony for winners of the contest.

Tuesday morning Rep. Lacy Clay (D-Mo.) sent out a tweet that reads: “This morning, I will be going to federal court to stand up for my constituent, and to defend the #1stAmendment”

When will Rep. Lacy Clay (D-Mo.) stand up for the law enforcement that keeps him and his community safe?

 

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