(Headline USA) Cornell University reinstated an historic bust of Abraham Lincoln after it was abruptly removed…
Victory as Lincoln statue returns to Cornell.
It was abruptly removed last year after “someone complained and it was gone”.
— Save Our Statues (@_SaveOurStatues) November 17, 2022
The Lincoln bust was removed from its display case in June, ahead of the federal Juneteenth holiday. It had been on campus since 2013.
“Someone complained, and it was gone,” Cornell University biology Professor Randy Wayne said at the time.
The school claimed that the bust had been removed because it was part of a “temporary exhibit” to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Gettysburg Address, and that it would be put back into storage…