This interesting bill is going to defend Confederate monuments and symbols. People often want these removed from public view. They want to pretend slavery and the Civil War ever happened but that’s a bad idea because history which is ignored is destined to be repeated at least to some small extend.
- An East Texas lawmaker wants to impose fines and jail time on anyone who removes Texas war monuments without following a formalized process.
- The bill was introduced by Rep. James White, the only African-American Republican in the Texas House.
- White said he is tired of political correctness.
“The Texas Hero Protection Act was filed by Rep. James White of Hillister in Tyler County. He’s the only African-American Republican in the Texas House.”