Constituents Ask Rep Lou Correa To REMOVE Student Painting of the Statue of Liberty in a Hijab on Display: in the District Office Santa Ana, CA

Dem Congressman Hangs Hijab-Clad Statue of Liberty Painting on Office Wall, Refuses to Remove

Rep Lou Correa: Displaying Statue of Liberty in a HIJAB

7/3/17 We The People Rising Citizen Lobbyists met with Rep Lou Correa’s staff members

Santa Ana, CA Congressional District Office

WTPR Citizen Lobbyists met with Rep Lou Correa’s staff members on 7/3/17, to request that the painting be removed.

On 6/22/17, during Rep Lou Correa’s open house reception, Citizen Lobbyists discovered a student art entry that depicts the Statue of Liberty wearing a hijab. According to the Muslim faith, a woman who wears a hijab is a devout Muslim.

A Muslim definition of what a hijab signifies, shown below, was presented in the packet to Rep Lou Correa in order to clarify that the painting of the Statue of Liberty, in a hijab, signals that she is a Muslim. Displaying this painting in a U.S. House of Representative’s office is a violation of the separation of church and state, according to a legal consultant who analyzed this issue.

VIDEO: Citizen Lobbyists met with Rep Lou Correa’s staff members and submitted a letter.  After the meeting with staff members, the Citizen Lobbyists bumped into Rep Lou Correa in the parking lot.

Mike McGetrick met with constituents and distributed flyers to residents in the district last week.

Student  Congressional Art Competition entry – on display in Rep Lou Correa’s office.




Congressional Student Art Competition