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Lawsuit to Preserve Southern History Kept Alive by Grassroots Support

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The battle over the removal of a Confederate monument from a park in Dallas, Texas continues to drag on in court.

Back in March, the city’s Landmark Commission voted to remove the Confederate War Memorial from the Pioneer Park Cemetery.

However, a lawsuit which argues that the city didn’t follow procedure is now stalling the removal.

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The parties responsible for filing the lawsuit were ordered to pay a $50,000 bond because the city claims it’s spending hundreds of dollars daily to keep the monument standing.

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One of the individuals who filed the suit, Warren Johnson, said on Thursday, November 7, 2019 that Dallas residents raised the money in just over 25 days.

“We have been pounding the phones and pounding Facebook,” Johnson declared. “It has just been a marathon to raise money.”

Additionally, Dallas resident Chris Carter filed a separate lawsuit to keep the monument from being removed and helped raise money for the bond.

“Now the monument is under the protection of the courts,” Carter stated. “City Hall cannot touch it. They can’t do anything with it until legal proceedings are complete.”

Carter and Johnson have plans to take the lawsuit to trial.

“There is a huge groundswell of support to keep this monument in place,” Carter declared.

Monument removals are a calling card for the iconoclastic Left.

One part of their political correctness agenda, monuments removals serve the purpose of gutting America’s culture while letting the Left continue to dictate the pace in terms of shifting the politics further in the direction of complete thought-policing.

 

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Black Rifle Coffee Does Not Support Second Amendment Hero Kyle Rittenhouse

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Black Rifle Coffee, a coffee company based in Salt Lake City, is not defending 17-year-old Kyle Rittenhouse.

The company said that it was against a tweet that Blaze Media reporter, Elijah Schaeffer,  posted that featured Rittenhouse wearing a Black Rifle Coffee Company shirt captioned “Kyle Rittenhouse drinks the best coffee in America.” Rittenhouse was released on November 20, 2020 after supporters were able to raise $2 million for his bail. 

In the tweet, Schaeffer posted a discount code for the coffee. Sara Tabin of The Salt Lake Tribune noted that online Twitter users “questioned whether the coffee company had a sponsorship deal with Rittenhouse and accused it of supporting murder and hate.”

This prompted Black Rifle Coffee, the sponsor of the Slightly Offens*ve podcast, to release a statement on November 21 declaring that it is not sponsoring or supporting Rittenhouse.

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Initially, there was a misunderstanding about the company withdrawing its sponsorship of Slightly Offens*ve. However, a spokesperson for the company told the Salt Lake Tribune on November 21 that “We are not fluctuating our ad spend.” The coffee spokesperson added “We did have a conversation with Schaffer, and he understands that the post was a mistake.”

She stressed, “We don’t traffic in national tragedy and to us, that’s what this is. We are not legal experts or members of law enforcement. We fully support all law enforcement officials and believe in the integrity of the legal system.”

The spokesperson reiterated that the company will maintain its sponsorship of Blaze Media. She explained: “Our concern is that use of the discount code in the post did not reflect our values. That’s a concern we’ve addressed with the journalist and that he understands.”

Blaze employees “make decisions about how to allocate ad dollars within the Blaze,” she remarked. Although the spokesperson did not go into further detail about the company’s status as a podcast sponsor, it noted that the coffee company and the Blaze are in talks about “how to move forward with the allocation of ad dollars.”

Black Rifle Coffee positions itself as a pro-Second Amendment, conservative company that was founded by veterans. Black Rifle Coffee co-founder Evan Hafer released a statement on November 21 declaring that “We do not support legal advocacy efforts. We do not sponsor nor do we have a relationship with the 17-year-old facing charges in Kenosha, WI.”

At the moment, Rittenhouse is facing two counts of first-degree murder for shooting and killing Joseph Rosenbaum and Anthony Huber during a Black Lives Matter riot back in August. In addition, he’s being charged with one count of being a minor in possession of a firearm. During the riots, Rittenhouse was attacked by Rosenbaum. Rittenhouse was carrying an AR-style rifle as he was walking down the street to protect private property from looters.

It is disappointing to see supposedly pro-Second Amendment businesses fold to the mob. Although the Left is very effective at mass politics and causing certain businesses to get cancelled, some businesses will have to take a stand. Submission to these radicals only encourages them to become bolder in their attacks. 

Can Americans actually grow a spine for once?

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