BREAKING: Injunction Against Lee Removal

June 8, 2020
Robert E Lee statue

Richmond, Va. ( - It appears that as of late Monday evening, a Richmond Circuit Court judge has granted a temporary 10-day injunction against removal of the Robert E. Lee monument.  The injunction was granted on the same day Department of General Services crews began inspecting the monument to prepare for its removal.  

Governor Ralph Northam ordered removal last Thursday.  Northam ordered removal to take place as soon as possible.

The Lee Monument is considered to be state property.