Critics who raised objections to a video at a Smithsonian exhibit that showed ants crawling on a crucifix are unsatisfied with new policies intended to prevent future controversies.

The Smithsonian Institution’s Board of Regents advisory panel on Monday (Jan. 31) issued a report calling for greater preparation on exhibits that could prove culturally sensitive.
Bill Donohue, the president of the New York-based Catholic League, who was among the most visible critics, believes the report is a “smoke screen” even though the video by the late artist David Wojnarowicz was removed.

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