What Happens to Charlottesville’s Lee Statue is Still Up in the Air

Confederate Statues Charlottesville

A statue of Confederate general Robert E. Lee sits in Emancipation Park in Charlottesville. The deadly rally by white nationalists there over the weekend is accelerating the removal of Confederate statues in cities across the nation. What happens to Charlottesville’s statue is still up for debate. (Credit: AP Photo / Julia Rendleman)

The violence that erupted in Charlottesville over the weekend was prompted by the city’s desire to remove a statue of Robert E. Lee. That’s a legal battle that’s still unfolding in the courts and it’s far from settled. Michael Pope has the story.

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