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Statute regulating war memorials applies prospectively (access required)

The trial court erred by retroactively applying a statute, which allows local authorities to erect war monuments and prevents such monuments from being moved or covered, to nullify appellant city’s measures to cover and move statues of Robert E. Lee and Thomas J. “Stonewall” Jackson, which were erected long before the statute was enacted. Circuit court’s ...