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Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam releases statement on Nathan Bedford Forrest Bust

Tennessee State GovernmentNashville, TN – Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam issued this statement today regarding the bust of Nathan Bedford Forrest in the State Capitol:

“My position on this issue has not changed – I do not believe Nathan Bedford Forrest should be one of the individuals we honor at the Capitol. The General Assembly has established a process for addressing these matters and I strongly encourage the Capitol Commission and the Historical Commission to act.”

Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.
Tennessee Governor Bill Haslam.
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