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Mississippi House Rep. Karl Oliver will become the chamber's new Appropriations Committee vice chairman, despite his prior calls for leaders in Louisiana who support removing Confederate monuments to be "LYNCHED!" Photo by Imani Khayyam

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Lawmaker Who Called for Lynching of Confederate Statue Foes Elevated

In 2017, Mississippi House Rep. Karl Oliver wrote that Louisiana leaders ought to be "LYNCHED" for removing Confederate monuments. On Jan. 8, House Speaker Philip Gunn made him vice chair ...


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