Pentagon Bans Confederate Flag

After weeks of wrangling, the Pentagon is banning displays of the Confederate flag on military installations, in a carefully worded policy that doesn’t mention the word ban or that specific flag. The policy, laid out in a memo released Friday, was described by officials as a creative way to bar the flag’s display without openly contradicting or angering President Donald Trump, who has defended people’s rights to display it.

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Ohio Dems Call for Banning Sale of Confederate Memorabilia at All Fairs

Ohio House Democrats unsuccessfully attempted last week to ban the sale, display, possession, or distribution of Confederate flags at county and independent fairs.

During a Thursday night debate on House Bill 665, a bill related to agricultural societies and public safety, Democrats introduced two amendments in an effort to crack down on Confederate memorabilia.

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District Attorney Funk Outs Himself in 1982 Yearbook Photo Posing With Confederate Flag

The attack against Southerners appearing in old photos has now ensnared District Attorney General Glenn Funk, who revealed his photo appearance in an attempt to get ahead of the story, multiple media outlets report. WKRN reports that Funk, of the 20th Judicial District in Nashville, appeared in a 1982 Wake…

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North Carolina County Slashes Funding To Volunteer Fire Dept Over Confederate Flag

A North Carolina county will slash funding to a volunteer fire department because of the department’s flying of a Confederate flag, according to a Thursday report. While the fire department obtains $19,000 annually and $400,000 every 10 years for a new truck, Montgomery County, N.C. commissioners said they will only…

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Alabama Manufacturer Meeting Demand for Confederate Flags

  A company near downtown Huntsville, Alabama, that makes flags is getting flooded with orders for the Confederate flag. Alabama Flag & Banner may be the the only flag manufacturer in the U.S. still making the rebel flag, reports AL.com. The company began manufacturing the Confederate flag after many retailers pulled…

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