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 11 months ago Jack Milton Davis, CA , US
14910 11 months ago Walter Pelton Stockton, CA , US
14909 11 months ago Claire Perricelli Eureka, CA , US
14908 11 months ago Judi Poulson Fairmont, MN , US
14907 11 months ago Bonnie Weiss Emeryville, CA , US
14906 11 months ago paul welshons phoenix, AZ , US The war is over, time to heal.
14905 11 months ago S. Reid Warren, III Elverson, PA , US Know the truth, and the truth shall set you free.
14904 11 months ago Rose Marie Tresp Belmont, NC , US
14903 11 months ago William Lorch Joliet, IL , US
14902 11 months 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 11 months ago Richard Schloss East Northport, NY , US
14900 11 months ago Michael Eisenberg Raleigh, NC , US
14899 11 months ago Nancy Burgas Santa Fe, NM, NM , US
14898 11 months ago Anonymous Apple Creek, OH , US TAKE IT DOWN!
14897 11 months ago Becky Daiss Arlington, VA , US
14896 11 months ago Henry McGuire Seattle, WA , US
14895 11 months ago Michael Aupperle Las Vegas, NV , US
14894 11 months 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 11 months 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 11 months ago James McKelvey Santa Clarita, CA , US
14891 11 months ago Beti Webb Trauth Eureka, CA , US
14890 11 months ago Scarlett Strong White Plains, MD , US
14889 11 months ago James Dordal Bayside, NY , US
14888 11 months ago Elena Munoz Denville, NJ , US
14887 11 months 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