Federal judge will rule on Capitol’s ‘anti-police’ painting
A federal judge is poised to issue a ruling any day in the controversial case of a painting hung at the U.S. Capitol depicting a police officer as a pig.
Judge John D. Bates heard arguments Wednesday over whether the architect of the U.S. Capitol must rehang the painting deemed by some as offensive and “anti-police.”
The acrylic painting, called “Untitled #1,” was the creation of David Pulphus when he was a student at Cardinal Ritter College Prep high school in St. Louis.
The painting appears to show a pig in a police uniform aiming a gun at a …