Black Lives Have Mattered To Republicans For Over 160 Years


The Republican Party of Dane County erected over a dozen billboards in the Dane County area previously paying tribute to the Emancipation Proclamation which freed slaves in the states of rebellion on New Year’s Day in January of 1863, the passage of the 13th Amendment to the U. S. Constitution in 1865 ending slavery forever, and the new freedoms, political and economic, granted by those actions.  

Democrat leadership in our larger cities in America, including Madison, has failed to solve the problems that have been the focus of attention the last several months. Government programs they champion have held minorities down, created huge educational disparities, and destroyed traditional families. The previous Presidential administration, despite its historic nature, only further fanned the flames of division over eight years leaving America more divided than ever.

On the other hand, Republicans are proud of our long Civil Rights heritage, including:

Literally, black lives have mattered to Republicans for over 160 years and we continue the fight today.