Court Affirms Decision to Dismiss Confederate Statues Suit

The Tennessee Supreme Court this week affirmed a lower court's decision to dismiss a suit against the City of Memphis regarding the removal of Confederate statues, the Commercial Appeal reports. The Sons of Confederate Veterans, Nathan Bedford Forrest Camp #215 had appealed a June decision from the Court of Appeals that had found the city acted legally in removing the statues. The statues, which are now in the possession of Memphis Greenspace, a nonprofit, will be relocated outside of Shelby County.

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