AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — A lawmaker says a Confederate plaque in the Texas Capitol that rejects slavery as the underlying cause of the Civil War has been removed.
State Rep. Eric Johnson on Sunday tweeted a photo of the blank wall where the plaque was once displayed.
The article goes on to state the following:
Johnson, a Dallas Democrat, has long pushed the state to remove the plaque, which was made by the Children of the Confederacy and was first hung in the Capitol in 1959.
— Jenny Anchondo (@JennyAnchondoTV) January 14, 2019
— NBC DFW (@NBCDFW) January 14, 2019
Lawmaker: Confederate plaque removed from Texas Capitol https://t.co/lwfFr3i4f8
— Laredo Morning Times (@lmtnews) January 14, 2019
Texas removes plaque that claimed slavery was not the cause of Civil War https://t.co/zHW8LD5lIw
— Henry (@jgoood1983) January 14, 2019
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