CADDO PARISH - Caddo Parish Commissioners rejected a motion that would have allowed the public to vote on the removal of the Confederate statue from in front of the parish courthouse.
The vote on the motion failed 5-7.
Commissioner are still debating the fate of the statue after a lengthy public comment session.
The citizen's advisory committee recommended keeping the statue at the courthouse.
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