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 1 year 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 1 year ago Linda Blair Missoula, MT , US
14934 1 year ago Glenn Frantz Paoli, PA , US
14933 1 year ago Terry Lowman Ames, IA , US
14932 1 year 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 1 year ago Anonymous Stuart, VA , US
14930 1 year ago Robert Sanders Temple, GA , US
14929 1 year ago Sara Hayes Long Beach, CA , US
14928 1 year ago Leah Gitter New York, NY , US
14927 1 year ago Sharon Garlena Frederick, MD , US Take Robert E. Lee Out of the U.S. Capitol, in addition to all other racists statues.
14926 1 year ago William S.T. Holcomb tryon, NC , US
14925 1 year ago David Laws Bellingham, WA , US
14924 1 year ago Bobbie Flowers New York, NY , US
14923 1 year ago Fannie LeFlore Milwaukee, WI , US
14922 1 year ago Cindy James Schwenksville, PA , US
14921 1 year ago Beverly Collier Critz, VA , US
14920 1 year 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 1 year ago Don Johnson Critz, VA , US
14918 1 year ago Glenda Bennett High Springs , FL , US
14917 1 year ago Richard A. And Janice Wentz Santa clata, CA , US
14916 1 year ago Stephanie Gunter Alvinston, ON , CA
14915 1 year ago Mar Cardenas Santee, CA , US The killer of abolitionists is not a hero.
14914 1 year ago Susen Mills GILBERT, AZ , US
14913 1 year ago Darrell Mills Gilbert, AZ , US
14912 1 year ago O'Neill Louchard Visalia, 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