Historical statues are currently a contentious subject

POLL: Statues now deemed contentious; should they be removed or add a statue that completes a different perspective?

Photo courtesy of the city of Kirkland

Photo courtesy of the city of Kirkland

POLL:

Historical statues are currently a contentious subject, with many people having strong feelings on what should be done with them.

Some feel historical figures that represent oppression and traumatic actions from the past should be removed from the public eye.

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Others feel there should be a statue added, that represents another side of the story. Added to the two statues would be educational plaques, explaining the events of history from both perspectives.

This week, we are asking your opinion on the best way to move forward with these representations of the past.




deb.meissner@interior-news.com

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