Tell Virginia to Take Robert E. Lee Out of the U.S. Capitol

100 statues represent 50 states in the U.S. Capitol, two provided by each state. One of Virginia's is Robert E. Lee.

Please sign this petition to the Virginia legislature and governor:

We implore you to immediately remove the statue of Robert E. Lee from the U.S. Capitol, and to permit local governments in Virginia to take down statues as they see fit.


101-125 of 15111 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
15011 1 year ago Charles Wilson Cary, NC , US
15010 1 year ago Terry Gutkin Walnut Creek, CA , US Take down these obscene and racist statues. There are no statues honoring Hitler or German war heroes in Germany, we don't need any for the Civil War. This SOB tried to dismantle the USA. He is no h...
15009 1 year ago Julie Audrey Ward Philadelphia, PA , US
15008 1 year ago Jo Anne Hall San Rafael, CA , US Although the Confederate soldiers of the Civil War were dedicated & courageous, they were essentially traitors, not to mention white supremacists. We cannot honor their memory as "heroes."
15007 1 year ago Erica Brinker Randolph, NJ , US
15006 1 year ago Paul Reinhold Seattle, WA , US
15005 1 year ago Steve Jensen Santa Cruz, CA , US
15004 1 year ago john keller renick, WV , US This is what R.E.Lee would want. They belong in a museum.
15003 1 year ago Herman S. Simms, Jr. Detroit, MI , US
15002 1 year ago Debra Evon Minneapolis, MN , US
15001 1 year ago Dan Campion Marble, NC , US
15000 1 year ago philip welch Seattle, WA , US
14999 1 year ago NORM ALLEN Buffalo, NY , US Stop the racism!
14998 1 year ago Hank Keeton Scotts Mills, OR , US
14997 1 year ago Ella Forbes Portland, OR , US
14996 1 year ago Ella Forbes Portland, OR , US
14995 1 year ago Jean Beck Bothell, WA , US
14994 1 year ago Margie Borchers Santa Barbara, CA , US
14993 1 year ago Anonymous West Des Moines, IA , US
14992 1 year ago Anonymous Utica, NY , US
14991 1 year ago Bette Tambling Bloomington, IL , US I understand that Robert E Lee was a gentleman, but he CHOSE to defend slavery.
14990 1 year ago David High Annapolis, MD , US
14989 1 year ago John Peck Brunswick, ME , US
14988 1 year ago Harry Morgan Schenectady, NY , US
14987 1 year ago Alexandra D. Pappano Mattawamkeag, ME , US
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Background:
> Washington Post: How statues of Robert E. Lee and other Confederates got into the U.S. Capitol
> Washington Post: The U.S. Capitol has at least three times as many statues of Confederate figures as it does of black people