Judge Sides with Removal but Lee Statue will Stay Put Until Lawsuit Resolved

Protesters gather around the Lee Monument in Richmond last summer. (Credit: Mallory Noe-Payne)

We got a ruling Tuesday afternoon in the Lee Monument case in Richmond.

A judge has sided with state officials, saying they do indeed have the power to remove the last remaining Confederate statue on Monument Avenue.

But as Mallory Noe-Payne reports, the judge also said that can’t happen until an appeal plays out.

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