Lacy Clay Rehangs Controversial ‘pigs’ Painting
Lacy Clay rehangs controversial ‘pigs’ painting
Rep. Lacy Clay of Missouri and members of the Black Congressional Caucus rehung a painting in the U.S. Capitol Tuesday that has stirred controversy over its depiction of police officers as pigs.
Mr. Clay vowed to fight for the constitutional rights of the artist, whose painting has been on display since the summer among more than 400 winners of a high school art competition sponsored by Congress.
“It is just pathetic that some Republican members and alt-right media types who constantly refer to themselves as constitutional conservatives don’t think that that same document protects the fundamental free speech rights …