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Wetumpka Legislator Sponsoring Bill to Protect Confederate Monuments

A state legislator is sponsoring a bill to protect historical monuments. State Rep. Mike Holmes (R – Wetumpka) announced he is sponsoring to further strengthen the current Alabama Memorial Preservation Act. The Act protects  monuments, markers, and other historical remembrances from removal, relocation, and destruction. State Rep. Mike Holmes (R – Wetumpka) Holmes says today’s ‘cancel culture’ is erasing any…

Marshall Issues Statement on Birmingham Confederate Monument

Alabama Attorney General Steve Marshall has issued a statement regarding the Confederate monument at Linn Park in downtown Birmingham.  A group attempted to take down the 115-year-old Confederate Soldiers and Sailors monument last night during a protest. The monument is protected by a state law that was passed in 2017 in response to Confederate monuments being removed in other cities….