Old South monument supporters embrace booklet called "Confederate Catechism"

May 31, 2017, 05:28
Old South monument supporters embrace booklet called

The effort to remove New Orleans' monuments has been part of a nationwide debate over Confederate symbols, which some argue represent slavery and injustice and others say represent history and heritage.

Carolyn Billups, former president of the Maryland chapter of the United Daughters of the Confederacy, told the Sun, "I find it interesting that Baltimore city has that kind of money to move statues when there are problems with crime and schools". The mayor of New Orleans did the right thing, and he defended it eloquently.

Baltimore could be the next city to remove Confederate monuments from public view, according to The Baltimore Sun.

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New Orleans recently removed three prominent Confederate statues and a monument heralding white supremacy. "New Orleans has taken on this issue".

For those who think that Maryland is not the south, think again.

"Then she will make a determination on where she will go from there", he said. Taney, the Marylander who served as the fifth chief justice of the United States, wrote the notorious Dred Scott decision, which declared that African-Americans could not be USA citizens. It costs about $200,000 a statute to tear them down ...

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The commission recommended removing the Taney and Lee and Jackson monuments, and adding signs to the two others.

Pugh's predecessor, Stephanie Rawlings-Blake, appointed a commission of academic and officials to review four of its contentious landmarks: the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument; the Confederate Women's Monument; the Roger B. Taney Monument and the Robert E. Lee and Thomas. J.

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