Emotional debate over monuments
AUSTIN — The Texas Senate on Tuesday passed a bill that would make it more difficult to remove Confederate and other historical monuments.
“We’ve seen a trend across the nation and the world where controversial monuments are removed and destroyed,” Sen. Brandon Creighton, R-Conroe, said while introducing his Senate Bill 1663. “I fear that we’ll look back and regret that this was a period where deleting history was more important than learning from it.”
He added: “My b...