Man shows support for Newton Falls becoming sanctuary city for statues

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City manager David Lynch announced Newton Falls would become a place of refuge for unwanted statues of historic U.S. figures

NEWTON FALLS, Ohio (WYTV) – A man is standing up for history in Newton Falls, hoping rejected statues from around the country will find refuge there.

Ed Carr stood in front of a newly-relocated statue at Liberty Park Thursday with a sign that read, “Take a stand for history, save our statues.”

There’s been a lot of buzz in the community after city manager David Lynch declared Newton Falls a sanctuary city for unwanted statues of historic U.S. figures.

Carr showed his support for that decision but Wednesday, one woman displayed the opposite opinion with a sign of her own.

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