21 December 2017
SUBJECT: LAST NIGHT’S EVENTS IN THE CITY OF MEMPHIS
December 20th and 21st were extremely sad and disgraceful days for the City of Memphis, our State, and our Republic.
For civilized people throughout the world and for all Tennesseans that believe in the rule of law, the acts of the Memphis City Council should be recognized as being abhorrent and diametrically opposed to a government of the people. The Memphis City Council violated our system of laws, due process, and respect for the law.
The Sons of Confederate Veterans has fought efforts to destroy history, and specifically fought for four or five years to prevent the Memphis City Council from removing the Forrest Monument, headstones, and graves. In the courts and through administrative proceedings, the SCV has successfully defended the wrongful and bad intent of the Memphis City Council.
Specifically, this past October, in Athens, Tennessee, the Tennessee Historical Commission voted 18 to 6 to deny Memphis’s petition to move the Forrest Statue and Monument. The SCV was present and was instrumental in having the City Council’s actions denied.
In legal and administrative proceedings, Memphis admitted that the Tennessee Historical Commission had jurisdiction over the Forrest Statue. …
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