Jacksonville Mayor Alvin Brown Refuses To Force Museum To Pull 'Pornographic' Photograph

December 3, 2014 12:02 AM

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WASHINGTON -- The mayor of Jacksonville, Florida, announced on Tuesday that he would not seek to remove a photograph on display at a local museum or withdraw the museum's funding after the city council president called the image "pornographic" and asked him to do so.

City Council President Clay Yarborough (R) took issue with a photograph at the Museum of Contemporary Art by Angela Strassheim of a nude pregnant woman reclining with her breasts exposed. Yarborough, who saw the image last week while walking through a public space in the museum, emailed the chief of...

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