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FLASHBACK: Stacey Abrams Changes Her Mind on Cultural Radicalism and Hops on the Monument Removal Bandwagon

Former Georgia Democratic State Representative LaDawn Jones has been one of the biggest proponents of removing Confederate monuments in recent years.

Back in 2015, she urged for a boycott of Georgia’s Stone Mountain after a deranged shooter killed nine church attendees in Charleston, South Carolina. She argued that the Confederate memorial carving motivated so-called “far-right” extremism.

Jones was met with strong opposition from GOP state representative Jason C. Spencer, who viewed the monument as a part of Georgia history.

Throughout her time fighting for Confederate memorial removals, Jones encountered stiff resistance from both parties.

During the 2015-2016 legislative session, Jones was one of three cosponsors of HB 760 which would have converted Stone Mountain from a Confederate memorial to a Civil War memorial.

Read the full story from Big League Politics

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