TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) — An airplane towing a accomplice flag was noticed flying over TIAA Financial institution Area Sunday forward of the Jacksonville Jaguars sport.
Along with the flag, the airplane additionally towed a big banner that learn, “PUT MONUMENTS BACK.”
In accordance with a report from WJXT, the group Save Southern Heritage (SSH) claimed duty for the message in a information launch.
“This can be a Thanksgiving present to the folks of those cities who’re struggling below these cancel tradition tyrants,” the information outlet quoted SSH spokesman Kirk Lyons as saying.
In a tweet posted shortly after, Jacksonville Mayor Lenny Curry condemned the message saying, “As I’ve stated earlier than, there isn’t any place for hate of any form in our Metropolis. My place on monuments stays clear, I’ve allotted cash for elimination and empowered metropolis council to take motion.”
The mayor’s feedback are relating to a “controversial monument” that stands uncovered in Springfield Park which has been the main focus of many, together with a divided council, WJXT reported.