Shots have been fired.

Two days after the Chatham County Board of Commissioners voted 4-1 to begin the removal process for the Confederate memorial in front of the Chatham County Historic Courthouse in Pittsboro, the North Carolina Division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans have accused the board of offering an option to reimagine the monument as a “death warrant for the memorial” and pledged to “stand with our sisters in the UDC” in their “fight against” the board.

The statement, attributed not to an individual but to the group as a whole, was sent to media outlets late Wednesday afternoon.

[Read Full Statement Here]

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