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Wed Oct 16, 2019, 04:40 PM

Tennessee Supreme Court won't intervene in Confederate statues appeal, paving way for relocation

The Tennessee Supreme Court affirmed Monday a lower court's decisions to dismiss a suit against the City of Memphis regarding the removal of Confederate statues.

The Sons of Confederate Veterans, Nathan Bedford Forrest Camp #215 had appealed a June decision from the Tennessee Court of Appeals to dismiss a suit regarding the legality of the City of Memphis removing the statues in late-2017.

Statues of Nathan Bedford Forrest, a Confederate general, slave trader and member of the Ku Klux Klan, and Jefferson Davis, the only president of the Confederate States of America, and Captain J. Harvey Mathes were removed.

The decision paves the way for the statues, which are now in the possession of Memphis Greenspace, a nonprofit, to be relocated outside of Shelby County, the City of Memphis said Thursday.

Read more: https://www.tennessean.com/story/news/2019/10/16/tennessee-supreme-court-declines-hear-confederate-statue-appeal/4001795002/

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Wed Oct 16, 2019, 04:49 PM

1. Why

Do they worship losers and traitors?

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