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Emotional debate over monuments

May 08, 2019 - The Dallas Morning News

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...