NEW BRITAIN, Conn. (WTNH) — The New Britain Common Council has voted to remove the city’s Christopher Columbus statue Wednesday evening.

The council voted 10-4 in favor of removing the statue from McCabe Park. The resolution is now with the mayor.

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Some people believe the statue is a symbol of hatred and oppression toward indigenous people. Others argue it’s an important part of Italian-American Heritage.

There is not word yet on when the statue will be taken down or where it will be moved to.