On Thursday, August 30, 2018 at 6 pm. lawn workers in the cemetery attest the monument was fine. Then on Friday morning, August 31 at 8 am. the same workers discovered that the Screven County Confederate Veterans Monument was toppled with significant damage to the Soldier. The monument is located in the Screven County Memorial Cemetery, it was erected by the United Daughters of the Confederacy and the Sons of Confederate Veterans in 1909 to honor the Confederate […]
Georgia Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans Position on Monument Removal , Defacement and Name Changes. The Georgia Division, Sons of Confederate Veterans condemns in the strongest terms possible the vandalism, removal and defacement of any Veteran’s monuments, memorials, or grave markers and will vigorously pursue the prosecution of these heinous violations to the fullest extent of the law. We hold the services and sacrifices of our American veterans to be sacred and any acts against these heroes and patriots should […]
RESOLUTION OF CONDEMNATION AGAINST PROPOSED VETERANS ADMINISTRATION BILL (ATLANTA – May 31, 2016) The Georgia Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans condemns in the most vehement manner H.R. 4974 passed on May 19, 2016 entitled “Military Construction and Veterans Affairs, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act, 2017” which included an anti-Southern bigoted amendment to prohibit large scale displays of Confederate flags in Veterans Administration Cemeteries (effectively, all national cemeteries), including mass Confederate graves. The proposed resolution is a slap in […]
The 2016 Georgia Legislative Session opened on January 11, 2016 and already Representative LeDawn Jones (D) of District 62 of DeKalb County has entered House Bill 760 to change the purpose of Stone Mountain and gives unlimited power to state bureaucrats to make “appropriate changes” to Georgia’s Monuments. House Bill 760 makes the following changes: Eliminates Stone Mountain Memorial Park as a memorial to the Confederacy. Gives the state, its agencies, departments, authorities, or instrumentalities overseeing such monuments or memorials […]
(ATLANTA – October 12, 2015) The Georgia Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans responded today to the proposal by the Stone Mountain Memorial Association to erect a monument to MLK, former black civil rights activist. This decision by the Stone Mountain Memorial Association is wholly inappropriate in that it is an intentional act of disrespect toward the stated purpose of the Stone Mountain memorial from its inception as well as a possible violation of the law which established the […]
(ATLANTA – August 7, 2015) “Sensitivity” has become the camouflage for censorship in modern America. Current Governor Nathan Deal has moved to strip the reasons for two of Georgia’s most significant holidays without explanation. But the reason can certainly be inferred: it is the mistaken belief that as an expression of sympathy, Georgia’s history must be scrubbed in response to a criminal act in another state. The Governor’s act is wrong on every level. In April, 1861 Abraham Lincoln mobilized […]
(ATLANTA – August 3, 2015) On Sunday, CBS 46 in Atlanta featured a story on their television newscast, on their website, and on their Facebook and social media pages about a supposed resurgence of the KKK in Paulding County. Prominently featured with the story, however, was the legally registered logo of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, an organization which is in no way affiliated with the Klan. The Sons of Confederate Veterans was founded in 1896 by actual sons of […]
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