Congresswoman calls for next statue in Kentucky Capitol Rotunda to be of a woman

Kentucky News

FRANKFORT, Ky (WEHT) Now that the Jefferson Davis statue has been removed from the Capitol Rotunda, a Kentucky congresswoman is calling for the next statue to be of a woman.

State Rep. Lisa Wilner, (D) Louisville, sent Gov. Andy Beshear a letter requesting the new statue. In addition, the Kentucky House Democratic Women’s Caucus is requesting that the Rotunda have a rotating educational display of women and people of color until a statue is ready to be installed.

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(This story was originally published on June 22, 2020)

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