Representative David Byrd: District 71 Capitol Hill Update
July 9, 2020
Nathan Bedford Forrest…. “The Rest of the Story.”
The last few years, there have been a lot of controversies over General Nathan Bedford Forrest, a Civil War hero for the South. Most Southerners view him as a hero, but there are several that view him as a racist and murderer. The latter has been protesting the last few weeks at the Capitol in Nashville, and they are demanding that his bust be removed from the second floor of the Capitol. In fact, Governor Lee has requested the Capitol Commission Board to meet this Thursday to discuss the fate of the bust...