Kentucky Men Busted for Hanging Obama Effigy

University of Kentucky outraged after Obama figure found hanging from tree
By Rob Quinn,  Newser Staff
Posted Oct 31, 2008 3:10 AM CDT
Kentucky Men Busted for Hanging Obama Effigy
Two men in Kentucky, aged 21 and 22, have been arrested for hanging an effigy of Barack Obama from a tree.   (Getty Images)

Two men have been charged with disorderly conduct for hanging an effigy of Barack Obama from a tree on University of Kentucky property earlier this week, the Louisville Courier-Journal reports. The men, one of them a student, also face charges for breaking into a fraternity house and taking items used for the hanging, which outraged UK students and faculty.
(Read more University of Kentucky stories.)

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