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September 16, 2016
Group wants to take down Andrew Jackson statue
Frustrated by the city's delay in removing its Confederate monuments, The Advocate reports a New Orleans activist group wants to take down what is perhaps the city’s most iconic statue, the Andrew Jackson figure in the French Quarter, themselves.
July 12, 2016
Should the Andrew Jackson statue come down, too?
A new lawsuit is attempting to stall efforts to remove New Orleans’ four Confederate monuments, this one claiming that if the other monuments come down, the iconic Andrew Jackson statue needs to go, too. That is, if those monuments ever come down.
May 23, 2016
The Confederate Monuments' Removal Delayed Again
The city has cancelled the bid process to remove four New Orleans Confederate monuments, which has become contentions and even dangerous for some involved, while a lawsuit to stop the removal is in the Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals.
April 6, 2016
Pro-Confederate Monuments Bill Fails in Senate
A bill was filed in the state legislature that would require state approval before taking down Confederate monuments or similar memorials, likely as an attempt to block the removal New Orleans' Confederate monuments. The bill failed today in Senate.
April 1, 2016
Should the Andrew Jackson Statue Come Down, Too?
Four Confederate monuments around New Orleans are coming down, but at least one person thinks that isn't enough. One Tulane dean thinks the Andrew Jackson statue in Jackson Square should be on the chopping block, too. Is he right?
March 15, 2016
Who Will Remove the Confederate Monuments?
Potential contractors for the Confederate monument removal job are understandably a little scared about the task, and they expressed their concerns at a meeting this week.