Report: Stone Mountain Memorial Association rejects Confederate Memorial Day permit

Eventually, the Stone Mountain Action Coalition wants at least the consideration of modifying or removing the giant Confederate carving that looms over the park. (Emil Moffatt/WABE)

Stone Mountain, GA — A Confederate Memorial Day event at Stone Mountain park won’t take place after the authority managing the park rejected a permit for the gathering, the Atlanta Journal Constitution reports.

The Georgia chapter of the Sons of Confederate Veterans planned to hold the event this Saturday, according to the AJC.

In a letter, park CEO Bill Stephens said the event could pose a danger to public health or safety. To read the full story, click here.

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