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Texas Republican Rep. Threatens to Take a Sledgehammer to Plaque Claiming Civil War Wasn’t Over Slavery

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After much uproar over a plaque that states the American Civil War was “not a rebellion, nor was its underlying cause to sustain slavery,” it is finally going to be removed from its current place inside the Texas state capitol building. KHOU reports the State Preservation Board, which is chaired by Texas Governor Greg Abbott (R), unanimously approved for the plaque to be taken out, although...

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