Poll Finds Texans Split 50/50 on Removal of Confederate Monuments

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Half of Texans believe that Confederate statues and monuments on public property should be moved to a museum or removed altogether from public view, according to a new opinion poll.

Nationally, the Black Lives Matter movement has given urgency to long-running debates over monuments to the Confederacy, Confederate leaders, and Confederate war dead.