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.


176-200 of 15111 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
14936 10 months ago David Klassen Hannibal , MO , US We put up statues to honor people we admire, people who have done great things. We must not, in our Capital, honor persons who committed treason, taking up arms against our country.
14935 10 months ago Linda Blair Missoula, MT , US
14934 10 months ago Glenn Frantz Paoli, PA , US
14933 10 months ago Terry Lowman Ames, IA , US
14932 10 months ago Leo Sandy Chesterfield, NH, NH , US Lee committed treason, supported slavery, and was a racist. He should be remembered but not honored. Replace him with Harriet Tubman, Frederick Douglas, and other heroes of the south.
14931 10 months ago Anonymous Stuart, VA , US
14930 10 months ago Robert Sanders Temple, GA , US
14929 10 months ago Sara Hayes Long Beach, CA , US
14928 10 months ago Leah Gitter New York, NY , US
14927 10 months ago Sharon Garlena Frederick, MD , US Take Robert E. Lee Out of the U.S. Capitol, in addition to all other racists statues.
14926 10 months ago William S.T. Holcomb tryon, NC , US
14925 10 months ago David Laws Bellingham, WA , US
14924 10 months ago Bobbie Flowers New York, NY , US
14923 10 months ago Fannie LeFlore Milwaukee, WI , US
14922 10 months ago Cindy James Schwenksville, PA , US
14921 10 months ago Beverly Collier Critz, VA , US
14920 10 months ago Teresa McFarland Portland, OR , US Confederate statues are no longer acceptable, since they represent leaders who fought for racism and slavery. Take it down please.
14919 10 months ago Don Johnson Critz, VA , US
14918 10 months ago Glenda Bennett High Springs , FL , US
14917 10 months ago Richard A. And Janice Wentz Santa clata, CA , US
14916 10 months ago Stephanie Gunter Alvinston, ON , CA
14915 10 months ago Mar Cardenas Santee, CA , US The killer of abolitionists is not a hero.
14914 10 months ago Susen Mills GILBERT, AZ , US
14913 10 months ago Darrell Mills Gilbert, AZ , US
14912 10 months ago O'Neill Louchard v, CA , 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