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Charlottesville Confederate statues are protected, judge rules

Breaking News Emails Breaking news alerts and special reports. [194559009] SUBSCRIBE By Associated Press CHARLOTTESVILLE, Va. – A Virginia judge has ruled Charlottesville's Confederate statues are monuments protected by state law. Judge Richard Moore's ruling came in a lawsuit filed against Charlottesville City Council. Robert E. Lee. Moore cited how statues of Lee and Thomas "Stonewall" Jackson depicts the men …

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Reality Check: How many British statues are of women?

Copyright of the image Google Millicent Fawcett campaigned for women's suffrage, and now she has a statue in Parliament Square that commemorates her and her accomplishments. But the suffragis sisters are nymphs rather than intellectuals. The Public Monuments and Sculpture Association (PMSA) is a volunteer charitable organization that has been recording public sculptures in the UK for three decades, although …

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Tennessee lawmakers punish Memphis for removing the Confederate statues

Last year, the city of Memphis, mostly black, managed to find a loophole to get rid of two Confederate statues and a bust by selling city parks to a non-profit organization that was rocking the monuments. In the shelter of darkness, where statues of the Confederate President Jefferson Davis and Nathan Bedford Forrest. Forrest was a Confederate general, a slave …

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