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.


201-225 of 15111 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
14911 1 year ago Jack Milton Davis, CA , US
14910 1 year ago Walter Pelton Stockton, CA , US
14909 1 year ago Claire Perricelli Eureka, CA , US
14908 1 year ago Judi Poulson Fairmont, MN , US
14907 1 year ago Bonnie Weiss Emeryville, CA , US
14906 1 year ago paul welshons phoenix, AZ , US The war is over, time to heal.
14905 1 year ago S. Reid Warren, III Elverson, PA , US Know the truth, and the truth shall set you free.
14904 1 year ago Rose Marie Tresp Belmont, NC , US
14903 1 year ago William Lorch Joliet, IL , US
14902 1 year ago Malcolm Cleaveland Fayetteville, AR , US Why celebrate Robert E. Lee, who took an oath to defend the constitution, then broke that oath? That is not the act of an honorable man who should be celebrated. There are many Virginians more des...
14901 1 year ago Richard Schloss East Northport, NY , US
14900 1 year ago Michael Eisenberg Raleigh, NC , US
14899 1 year ago Nancy Burgas Santa Fe, NM, NM , US
14898 1 year ago Anonymous Apple Creek, OH , US TAKE IT DOWN!
14897 1 year ago Becky Daiss Arlington, VA , US
14896 1 year ago Henry McGuire Seattle, WA , US
14895 1 year ago Michael Aupperle Las Vegas, NV , US
14894 1 year ago Robert Kevess Oakland, CA , US This statue is very offensive to me, as a white man, so I can only imagine how black people feel when they see it. Please, please, please remove it. Thank you--a white nonsupremacist.
14893 1 year ago Lara Walt Alexandria, VA , US Please remove the statue of Lee from Statuary Hall and let the City of Alexandria remove its Confederate statue. They are not representative of the history of many Virginians.
14892 1 year ago James McKelvey Santa Clarita, CA , US
14891 1 year ago Beti Webb Trauth Eureka, CA , US
14890 1 year ago Scarlett Strong White Plains, MD , US
14889 1 year ago James Dordal Bayside, NY , US
14888 1 year ago Elena Munoz Denville, NJ , US
14887 1 year ago Kristin Huntoon columbus, OH , 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