Demonstrators flood South Carolina streets to protest Confederate monument

GREENVILLE, S.C. (WJW) — Demonstrators have gathered in South Carolina to protest for and against a Confederate soldier monument. According to FOX Carolina, the monument is located at Springwood Cemetery in Greenville. It was reportedly erected in 1891 and modeled after a local Confederate soldier named James Lignon. Protesters sporting Black Lives Matter signs stood […]

President Trump signs off on Great American Outdoors Act

WASHINGTON (NEXSTAR) — President Donald Trump took pen to paper and signed off on the Great American Outdoors Act Tuesday. “We’re preserving an incredible inheritance,” Trump said. Interior Secretary David Bernhardt says the law will pay for long-overdue repairs and improvements at national parks, forests, monuments, and other public lands. It will provide nearly $3 […]

Columbus statue to remain on Ohio Statehouse grounds until at least 2025, officials say

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A statue of Christopher Columbus will not be removed from the grounds of the Ohio Statehouse until at least 2025, officials said Thursday. The 9-foot-tall, copper statue of Columbus, in place since 1932, will remain erected in front of the Statehouse in the largest city that bears the explorer’s name until […]