Does tearing down statues restore morality or is it an ideological purge?

This appeared in The Millennial Source

On June 26, President Trump signed an executive order instructing law enforcement officials to prosecute those who damage or destroy statues, monuments and religious iconography “to the fullest extent permitted under Federal law.”

The order comes in response to protesters across the country who have torn down and defaced statues, most particularly statues of those linked to slavery. While many of the statues that have been targeted are of…