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 15109 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
15009 10 months ago Julie Audrey Ward Philadelphia, PA , US
15008 10 months 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 10 months ago Erica Brinker Randolph, NJ , US
15006 10 months ago Paul Reinhold Seattle, WA , US
15005 10 months ago Steve Jensen Santa Cruz, CA , US
15004 10 months ago john keller renick, WV , US This is what R.E.Lee would want. They belong in a museum.
15003 10 months ago Herman s. Simms, jR. Detroit, MI , US
15002 10 months ago Debra Evon Minneapolis, MN , US
15001 10 months ago Dan Campion Marble, NC , US
15000 10 months ago philip welch Seattle, WA , US
14999 10 months ago NORM ALLEN Buffalo, NY , US Stop the racism!
14998 10 months ago Hank Keeton Scotts Mills, OR , US
14997 10 months ago Ella Forbes Portland, OR , US
14996 10 months ago Ella Forbes Portland, OR , US
14995 10 months ago Jean Beck Bothell,, WA , US
14994 10 months ago Margie Borchers Santa Barbara, CA , US
14993 10 months ago Anonymous WEST DES MOINES, IA , US
14992 10 months ago Anonymous Utica, NY , US
14991 10 months ago Bette Tambling Bloomington, IL , US I understand that Robert E Lee was a gentleman, but he CHOSE to defend slavery.
14990 10 months ago David High Annapolis, MD , US
14989 10 months ago John Peck Brunswick, ME , US
14988 10 months ago Harry Morgan Schenectady, NY , US
14987 10 months ago Alexandra D. Pappano Mattawamkeag, ME , US
14986 10 months ago William Shields Little Rock, AR , US
14985 10 months ago Nancy Beavers Woodlawn, TN , US Monuments are for heroes.
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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