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QUESTION OF THE DAY: Should murals be removed from the Boone County Courthouse?

A mural hangs on the second floor of the Boone County Courthouse.
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A mural hangs on the second floor of the Boone County Courthouse.

A group of lawyers is trying to get the Boone County Commission to remove murals depicting county history from the courthouse walls.

The lawyers object to violent and racist depictions, including a man being whipped for a crime, slave labor and a Native American with a gun pointed at him. But another lawyer told ABC 17 News that while those images might be offensive, that's the point -- to depict life as it was, including the brutality.

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