Government leaders in Kentucky’s second-largest city took a decisive stand Thursday night in favor of moving two Confederate statues from their prominent places outside a former courthouse being converted into a visitors center.  The proposal to relocate statues honoring Confederate officers John Hunt Morgan and John C. Breckinridge won unanimous

approval from the Lexington-Fayette Urban County Council after nearly three hours of public testimony that overwhelmingly supported the resolution.  The statues will not be moved immediately, CBS affiliate WKYT reportsLexington Mayor Jim Gray has 30 days to pick a new location. The action showed the city is “taking responsibility to do the right thing,” Gray said. READ MORE