Monuments should be kept in place because:
- The monuments stand as reminders of our country's bloodiest war.
- The monuments honor the cultural pride of Southerners.
- The time is not right for removal. Maybe they should go, but not yet.
- Those who appreciate these monuments deserve the respect of keeping these familiar landmarks.
- These monuments aren't hurting anything. There's no compelling reason to remove them.
Monuments should be removed because:
- The monuments honor those who fought for an abusive, reprehensible institution.
- The monuments represent a cause that was rightly lost.
- The monuments offend Americans who believe in justice and equality.
- The monuments do not represent soldiers of the United States of America.
- The monuments were erected by the descendants of a vanquished cause who will not accept defeat.
- The monuments are better kept in museums where Americans can remember the enduring feelings of rebellion among Southerners.