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The injunction was imposed right after the judge dismissed a different legal challenge attempting to stop the statue's removal from Monument Avenue in Richmond.
Trump was recorded talking to Sen. James Inhofe about keeping Lee's name at military sites, and The New York Times got the tape.
The Fairfax County School Board removed the Confederate general's name from the school in June amid nationwide protests against racism and police brutality.
An essay by W.E.B. Du Bois resurfaced amid new calls to remove Confederate monuments.
The actor sinks the Confederate general with his latest artwork.
The heavy metal shock-rock icon was a longtime Virginia resident.
Activists have long denounced the monument to the Confederate leader, which has spurred increased backlash as people protest against racist police brutality.
Virginia Judge Richard Moore said the statues of Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson were protected under a historic preservation law.
"If people are saying they want to fix racism or fix this issue in our country, then they need to put their money where their mouth is,” says the Rev. Robert W. Lee IV.
The statues are protected war memorials, regardless of whether they're seen as symbols of white supremacy, the judge said.