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Virginia Supreme Court Rules State Can Remove Lee Statue

Protesters gather around the Lee Monument in 2020. (Credit: Mallory Noe-Payne / RADIO IQ)

After a year and a half of legal battles the Supreme Court of Virginia cleared Virginia Governor Ralph Northam to remove a statute of Confederate General Robert E. Lee from downtown Richmond Thursday. Brad Kutner has more.

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Virginia Monuments Prove to Be a Topic of Debate for Lawmakers in Richmond


A statue of segregationist Harry Byrd stands at Virginia’s capitol.

Statues of Robert E. Lee and Harry Byrd have become flashpoints for lawmakers this year. Michael Pope reports.

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