Confederate soldiers, sailors and marines that fought in the Civil War were made US veterans by an act of Congress in 1957. US Public Law 85-425 sec 410 5/23/1958. This made all Confederate military veterans equal to United States veterans. Additionally under US Public Law 810 - approved by the 17th Congress on February 26 1929: The War Department was directed to erect headstones and recognize Confederate grave sites as US war grave sites.Oh, Snap!
In other words, when you remove or deface a Confederate statue, monument or headstone, you are removing or defacing the statue, monument or headstone of a United States Veteran. Unlike burning or otherwise dishonoring the United States flag, this behavior is illegal.
Looks like we've once again caught the left spitting on soldiers.
Like they do.
Like they've always done.
How long before the media has to dredge up this decrepit communist harpy to show 'em how it's done?
They've been trying to relive their glory days of the 1960s, and they're going to get a replay of Hippies vs. Hardhats.
(If that was before your time, no points for guessing who won that the first time around.)
And their sons are a little friskier and much less inclined to cut the other side any slack this time.
They're also looking for an excuse to make metaphysically certain there won't be a Round Three in a couple of generations.
Meanwhile, the other side only has one card to play, since the 1930s: