Confederate Flag Removed

IMG_6687%20(2)150708221539-south-carolina-jenny-horne-confederate-flag-sot-00015821-large-169History was made this morning as the confederate flag was removed at 10:09 a.m. from the statehouse grounds in Columbia, S.C.  Governor Nikki Haley signed S. 897 into law yesterday afternoon, authorizing removal of the flag.  This act amends South Carolina Code of Laws Section 1-10-10.  Republican representative Jenny Horne’s late Wednesday speech was instrumental in the bill’s passage in the House.

About Lisa Smith-Butler

Associate Professor of Law Charleston School of Law 385 Meeting St., Suite 322B Charleston, S.C. 29403 843.377.2144
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