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 15106 signatures
Number Date Name Location Please add comment.
14906 6 months ago paul welshons phoenix, AZ , US The war is over, time to heal.
14905 6 months ago S. Reid Warren, III Elverson, PA , US Know the truth, and the truth shall set you free.
14904 6 months ago Rose Marie Tresp Belmont, NC , US
14903 6 months ago William Lorch Joliet, IL , US
14902 6 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 6 months ago Richard Schloss East Northport, NY , US
14900 6 months ago Michael Eisenberg Raleigh, NC , US
14899 6 months ago Nancy Burgas Santa Fe, NM, NM , US
14898 6 months ago Anonymous Apple Creek, OH , US TAKE IT DOWN!
14897 6 months ago Becky Daiss Arlington, VA , US
14896 6 months ago Henry McGuire Seattle, WA , US
14895 6 months ago Michael Aupperle Las Vegas, NV , US
14894 6 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 6 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 6 months ago James McKelvey Santa Clarita, CA , US
14891 6 months ago Beti Webb Trauth Eureka, CA , US
14890 6 months ago Scarlett Strong White Plains, MD , US
14889 6 months ago James Dordal Bayside, NY , US
14888 6 months ago Elena Munoz Denville, NJ , US
14887 6 months ago Kristin Huntoon Columbus, OH , US
14886 6 months ago Joan Knipe Scottsdale, AZ , US
14885 6 months ago Alyssa Solazzo Freeport, NY , US
14884 6 months ago Dawn Hendry Littleton, CO , US
14883 6 months ago Ella Forbes Portland, OR , US
14882 6 months ago Nick Largusa Castro Valley, CA , US
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