Ky. mayor: 2 Confederate statues to come down after Charlottesville

LEXINGTON, Ky. — The mayor of Lexington, Kentucky, says after a events in Charlottesville, Virginia, he is holding a stairs to mislay dual Confederate-era statues from a grass of a former courthouse. 

Mayor Jim Gray tweeted Saturday he will ask a Lexington-Fayette County Urban County Council during a Tuesday work event to ask a state troops elect for accede to take down a statues of John Hunt Morgan and John C. Breckinridge. 

Gray tweeted he dictated to make a proclamation subsequent week, though a “tragic events in Charlottesville” had accelerated his announcement.

Violent clashes occurred Saturday between white nationalists and counter-protesters in Charlottesville. Three people were killed, including a lady who died after a motorist plowed into a organisation of pacific marchers. Dozens some-more were injured. 

The nationalists had collected to criticism a city’s skeleton to mislay a statue of Confederate Gen. Robert E. Lee. 

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