|An Alabama Confederate Memorial in Montgomery.|
New Orleans Mayor Mitch Landrieu explained his decision in a speech last Friday. You can read it HERE.
|The Legislative Chamber |
where Alabama seceded.
They've approved a bill to protect monuments to the confederacy from being torn down, going so far as to forbid local communities from removing monuments unless they have permission from the State.
|The Confederate Memorial in Montgomery.|
The flag in the photo on the left was part of the display at the Alabama Confederate Memorial on the state capital grounds. They were removed by the order of ousted Governor Robert Bentley.