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Virginia Church Votes to Remove Robert E. Lee from Name

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Vestry leaders at R.E. Lee Episcopal Church in Lexington, Virginia voted 7-5 Monday night to return the church to its original name, Grace Episcopal Church.

 

 

 

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According to this article the church was named after Lee because of what he did after the war, not because of his support of the South. Lee might have been wrong in his support of slavery but that is no reason to forget the good things he did in his life.

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It's sad that that ended up happening. But apparently the church voted to go to back to the church's original name It's changed To name was causing too many problems. So - rather than let a name cause more dissension and problems --for the sake of unity -- change the name Back.

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