Request to remove Pancho Villa statue denied

AZBD Note: Liberal Logic: Statues of lawless Mexican murderers are ok. Statues of any Americans are strictly forbidden.


A request to take down a statue at the Veinte De Agosto Park has been shot down.

Judicial Watch, a conservative group, wanted the Pancho Villa statue to be taken down in downtown Tucson.

They put in a ‘deaccession’ request to the Arts Foundation for Tucson and Southern Arizona.

“He gets recognition for lawlessness. He gets recognition without engaging a process that’s in place,” Mark Spencer of the Judicial Watch said. “He gets recognition at taxpayer expense and he gets recognition in an area, a park that’s been closed in 2015, which seems to add very little to the quality of life to the community.”

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