9 March 2014

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Italy Condemns Tasteless Ad Showing Michelangelo’s David Holding Assault Rifle

Outrage over an advert by an American weapons firm showing Michelangelo’s David holding an assault rifle has been expressed by Italy’s Culture Minister. Dario Franceschini stated yesterday that the image was ‘offensive and violated the law’. Italian media was buzzing with condemnation of the photo depicting the iconic sculpture with a bolt-action rifle in his […]