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Justice Thomas on Monuments: I Didn’t Grow With ‘Iconoclasm’

During an interview broadcast on Wednesday’s edition of the Fox News Channel’s “Ingraham Angle,” Justice Clarence Thomas discussed the removal of historical monuments by stating he didn’t see “iconoclasm” growing up in Georgia and the people he grew up with

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Fourth Circuit: 90-Year-Old Cross-Shaped Monument to WW1 Dead Is Illegal

Wednesday, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit ordered the removal of a Bladensburg, Maryland, World War I memorial because its 40-foot tall cross shape violates the First Amendment’s Establishment Clause, reversing a lower court ruling that would have preserved the monument and drawing impassioned reactions from litigants and observers throughout the week.

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Junipero Serra Statue Beheaded at Old Mission in Santa Barbara

The Junípero Serra statue that stands at the base of the staircase leading into the Old Santa Barbara Mission was beheaded and defaced with bright red paint in the early morning hours of this past Monday. It was the second attack on a

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Jackie Mason: Symbols of Whole Foods Must Come Down to End Persecution of Fat People (Exclusive)

In this week’s exclusive clip for Breitbart News, Jackie wonders how far the left is going to take its monument-erasing craze, which has seen liberal activists across the country campaign hard for the removal of statues of Civil War Confederate figures, and also statues of practically any historical figure with a questionable past, including legendary explorer Christopher Columbus.

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House – Monuments Madness, Phase II: The Right Begins Self-Censoring

Threats of violence and fears of the label “racist” spur conservatives to self-censor. Local law enforcement officers and conservative organizers continue to shut down or cancel peaceful free speech events after the left labels them “white supremacist” rallies.

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A History of Subversion: The Left’s Attack on American Heritage, Monuments Goes Far Beyond the Trump-Era

Despite the media and their Democratic counterparts working full speed to spin the lie that threats of political violence are on the rise in a polarized Trump era – with the Confederate monuments, they claim, serving as an “obvious flashpoint” – the events that took place in Charlottesville on August 12, and what President Trump said or didn’t say in the days after, did not lead to this.

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BLM Storms New Orleans’ Jackson Monument, Demands Removal

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana — Activists with Black Lives Matter (BLM) and the organization Take ‘Em Down NOLA stormed the French Quarter’s iconic monument to President Andrew Jackson, demanding it be removed from the public square.