Protesters gather near Pittsboro Confederate monument
More than 100 people gathered Saturday in Pittsboro for protests about a Confederate monument in the town's center, officials said.Posted — Updated
Many people against the monument held signs, some saying “Make racism wrong again” and “No place for hate.”
Others waved Confederate flags about a quarter-mile from the courthouse.
Barbara Pugh, president of the UDC's Winnie Davis Chapter, has said that the statue is now county property and cannot be moved under a 2015 state law governing public monuments.
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