Specially formed to end slavery??? Really?
Can you recall how many presidents had slaves?
The Klan is now joined at the hip to the republican party so what's your excuse for that? Don't tell me they crave respect.
You should get some facts big mouth. Here's a bit about Byrd and the KKK.
His time in Congress far outweighed his youthful mistakes and his death is celebrated like any other pollie who had a big career.
You're a dickhead.
Byrd's political career spanned more than sixty years. He first entered the political arena by organizing and leading a local chapter of the Ku Klux Klan
in the 1940s, an action he later described as "the greatest mistake I ever made