Has Texas Removed More Confederate Monuments Than Any Other State?

Our weekly check-in with the Texas Truth-O-Meter

By Alexandra HartMay 15, 2019 2:50 pm,

Republican state Sen. Brandon Creighton says that Texas has removed the most Confederate monuments of any state in the nation.

Creighton made this claim on the Senate floor while lawmakers were debating a bill that he put forward to would make it harder for local governments and agencies to remove monuments with historical ties, including ties to the Confederacy.

Is that a fact? Madlin Mekelburg of the Politifact Texas fact-checking team based at the Austin American-Statesman has the answer.

Hear how Creighton’s claim scored in the player above.

Written by Sara Schleede.