MARSHALL, Tx. (KSLA) - Two petitions, one for removing and the other for keeping a Confederate monument statue in East Texas are online for citizens to sign.
Demetria McFarland is petitioning the Harrison County Commissioners and the Harrison County Historical Commission to remove the monument from the courthouse grounds.
The petition has nearly 1,000 signatures as of 11 a.m. on Wednesday, June 24.
Another petition is also posted on change.org, this one asking for the city and Governor Greg Abbott to keep it.
The petition was created by a user identifying themself or themselves as People of sense and understanding.
As of 11 a.m on Wednesday, June 24, the petition is just under 500 supporters.