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Florida First District Court of Appeal confirms ruling to remove Confederate statue in Madison County
Supporters of statue filed lawsuit to stop removal
TALLAHASSEE, Fla. (WTXL) — The Florida First District Court of Appeal ruled Wednesday, Aug. 3 that that a lower court’s decision to dismiss a lawsuit aimed at keeping a Confederate statue on public property was correct.
According to an opinion from the First District Court of Appeal, the lower court in Madison County correctly dismissed the claims of the plaintiffs, who sought to prevent the city from removing the monument.
The plaintiffs argued that a 1909 sculpture of a uniformed Confederate soldier, located at the now Four Freedoms Park in the city of Madison, must remain at the park.
The opinion notes in 1926, the park property was transferred from the county to the city.
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