Skip to comments.Confederate plaque in Texas Capitol to come down after vote
Posted on 01/11/2019 5:16:40 AM PST by TexasGunLover
AUSTIN, Texas A historically inaccurate brass plaque honoring confederate veterans will come down after a vote this morning, WFAA has learned.
The State Preservation Board, which is in charge of the capitol building and grounds, meets this morning at 10:30 a.m. to officially decide the fate of the metal plate.
(Excerpt) Read more at wfaa.com ...
Does this now mean that Texans never fought on the side of the south? Does taking down a sign “rectify” the matter??
"But Texass declaration to secede from the union said it originally joined the U.S. because it 'was received as a commonwealth holding, maintaining and protecting the institution known as negro slavery which her people intended should exist in all future time.'
'The secession documents of the State of Texas, whose legitimacy are not in question, flatly contradicts the claim ' Johnson wrote to the State Preservation Board in August 2017. The 'plaque has no rightful place in the Texas Capitol.' "
When can we vote on the removal and future ban of all MLK Boulevard signage throughout Texas?
That would be AWESOME!
The report is wrong. The plaque is historically accurate.
Did somebody say Marilyn Martin?
Anybody who has read Lincolns Inaugural Address or who has read the Corwin Amendment knows slavery was not threatened in the US. Its preservation could have been ensured permanently with the approval of Texas and other Southern states.
People will believe whatever fantasy they want to believe regardless of a plaque.
Cowards! There's nothing inaccurate about it.
It was the result of the federal government and the Northern States refusing to honor the Constitution as it was written.
Take it down for being inaccurate if for no other reason.
The plaque is perfect. Leave it alone.
And for the record...it would be whites (sorry"Caucasian Americans") who'd do the lynching.
Well if it isn’t the village idiot chiming in. Good morning, have you gotten to polishing your Lincoln statue?...
The original seven Confederate states had seceded before the Corwin Amendment was offered and before Lincoln's inauguration, and having adopted a constitution that protected slavery to a far greater extent than the U.S. Constitution did.
Read the texas secession ordinance. It makes it abundantly clear Texas succession was over slavery. Take it down.
What? I never heard that.
They say that Texas will eventually turn “blue”...at least partially because of its proximity to the border.Hopefully I’ll be long gone before that happens because when (if) it does this country’s finished.
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