More than a dozen Confederate statues vandalized so far in 2019

This week, police accused two people of splattering “a red paint-like substance” on the Confederate Defenders of Charleston monument in South Carolina, The State reports.

On Monday, someone painted “They Were Racists” and splashed red paint on a Confederate monument in Nashville, Tennessee, according to Nashville Public Radio.

Earlier in June someone spray painted the word “racists” on a Confederate memorial at the Texas Capitol grounds in Austin, KWKT reports.

A monument to Confederate soldiers in a cemetery in Bardstown, Kentucky, was vandalized in May, WLKY reports. Someone poured red paint on the statue, similar to what happened to another Confederate monument that was defaced in Louisville, Kentucky, according to the station.