NY Columbus Advocates Use National Data to Make Their Case

Jul 18, 2022 200

BY: Truby Chiaviello

In Syracuse, the Columbus monument still stands, inside Columbus circle there; yet Syracuse Mayor Ben Walsh is moving on with his appeal after a stunning legal defeat, back in March, when Supreme Court Justice Gerard Neri blocked Walsh’s order to remove the navigator’s statue.

The lawsuit to save the statue was raised by the Columbus Monument Corporation, a Syracuse-based group of Italian American advocacy leaders and a proud partner of The Conference of Presidents of Major Italian American Organizations. “Ben Walsh is out of touch with the majority of Americans,” the Columbus Monument Corporation wrote in a recent email blast. 

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SOURCE: https://orderisda.org

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