FOX News and CNSNews.com have reported today that a Christmas Season exhibit at the Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, one of the tax-payer funded museums of the Smithsonian Institution in Washington, D.C. has a picture of a crucified Jesus Christ covered with ants crawling over his face and body. This exhibit also has some perverse photos of male genitalia and naked brothers kissing. The image of Jesus Christ is part of a video called “A Fire in My Belly”.
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An image with Jesus covered in ants from the video “A Fire in My Belly,” part of the ‘Hide/Seek’ exhibit at the Smithsonian’s National Portrait Gallery.
Conservative Republicans were quick to object to this blatantly depraved and sacrilegious exhibit during the Christmas Season, of all times, some even calling it Hate Speech. Catholic League President Bill Donohue, told FOX News it is “hate speech.” "What concerns me is that the government is underwriting this assault on Christian sensibilities calculated to offend during the Christmas season.”
The larger question no one has asked yet is about the double standard involved with the charges of Hate Speech. As yet, no liberals have raised any objections to this exhibit while the same mainstream liberals were quick to condemn the recent burning of a Muslim Koran as being Hate Speech.
Christianity is being driven out of our society more every day by Godless liberals and atheists. Nativity Scenes at Christmas time, once typical in every community, are being declared illegal by courts who look at them a violating the separation of church and state doctrine. The Pledge of Allegiance and its "One Nation Under God" are being challenged in courts. Yet almost every aspect of Muslim culture is being incorporated into our schools. While bringing a Bible to school can get you fired, teachers are creating lesson programs that take young school children on visits to Mosques and reciting passages from the Islamic holy book.
This atrocity on display at the Smithsonian isn't the first attack on Christianity. In 1987 a photograph by photographer Andres Serrano of a small crucifix suspended in a jar of urine entitled "Piss Christ" was a winner of the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art's "Awards in the Visual Arts" competition, which is sponsored in part by the National Endowment for the Arts, a United States Government agency that offers support and funding for artistic projects.