Monday, September 12, 2011

A ruling the Catholic church would love

Russian Court Bans Alexander Savko Painting With Mickey Mouse's Head On Jesus' Body
A court in the Kaluga Region of Russia has ruled that a painting of Jesus Christ with the head of Mickey Mouse is offensive and banned it from being exhibited. The courts called the work "extremist," and ruled that it was "religiously offensive" under Article 282.

Russian news source Ria Novosti reports that, "unless the Kaluga Region court's ruling is successfully appealed, the painting will be banned from exhibitions, newspapers, magazines or television. The case was heard in the Kaluga Region after a local complained to the authorities."
via Dispatches from the Culture Wars

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