The war on the founding fathers continues.
A statue of Thomas Jefferson is going t be removed from New York City hall.
The New York Public City Design Commission voted to unanimously relocate the statue.
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A statue of Thomas Jefferson is set to be removed from New York City Hall, following a vote Monday from a city commission.
According to The Hill, the New York Public City Design Commission, a panel of the City Council, voted unanimously to relocate the nearly 200-year-old statue, which currently resides within a council chamber.
The committee’s decision was mainly based on Jefferson being a slaveholder, as well as being a lightning rod around debates surrounding race.
Back in June members of the City Council wrote a letter to Mayor Bill de Blasio, urging him to take action concerning the statute.
“There are disturbing images of divisiveness and racism in our City that need to be revisited immediately,” said the letter obtained by NBC News.
Trump warned about this all the way back in 2018:
— Greg Price (@greg_price11) October 18, 2021
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