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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.

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Charlie Daniels: Confederate Statue Removal Like ‘What ISIS Is Doing’

Country rock legend Charlie Daniels slammed activists calling for the removal of Confederate monuments and statues across the United States, comparing the group’s activity to the terror group ISIS’s removal and destruction of historic monuments throughout the Middle East.

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Twelve Memorials That Must Be Removed If Democrats Are Serious About Erasing Racism

If Democrats seeking the removal of historical memorials tied to racist history are serious, they should be tripping over one another to get in front of a camera and call for the removal of memorials and namesakes to Presidents Andrew Johnson, Woodrow Wilson, Franklin Delano Roosevelt, Lyndon Baines Johnson, and Sen. Robert C Byrd.

President Clinton views the new statue of Franklin Delano Roosevelt with two of Roosevelt's grandchildren Ann Roosevelt, left and Jim Roosevelt, right, at the dedication ceremony for the new prologue to the FDR Memorial in Washington, Thursday, January 10, 2001. The new statue depicts the disable president in his wheelchair. …

Alabama Makes It Illegal to Remove Confederate Monuments

The new law attempts to preserve history by making it illegal to remove monuments that have been in place for more than 40 years. The Alabama Memorial Preservation Act of 2017, signed into law Wednesday by Alabama Gov. Kay Ivey

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New Orleans Begins Removing Civil War-Era Monuments

NEW ORLEANS, Louisiana — The removal of Civil War-era monuments is underway after almost two years of calls by Mayor Mitch Landrieu (D) to remove four that he deemed “racist”.

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Bulldozing Monuments and the War on American History

On December 17, the New Orleans City Council voted to remove four Confederate statues from the city, using obscure “nuisance” laws to strip these over 100-year-old historic monuments from their places of honor.

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In Defense of Iconoclasm

On July 9, 1776, patriots in Manhattan, having heard the Declaration of Independence read aloud for the first time, marched down Broadway and tore from its perch the two-ton lead statue of King George III.

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