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Texas Motor Speedway Asking Race Fans To Ditch The Confederate Flag

Texas Motor Speedway has joined a NASCAR plea for fans to stop bringing Confederate Flags to the track.

07/03/2015

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NASCAR’s Dale Earnhardt Jr. Backs Ban On Confederate Flag

NASCAR’s most popular driver is calling the Confederate flag ‘offensive to an entire race’ while voicing his support for it being removed from the grounds of the South Carolina state capitol.

06/26/2015

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Drive-By Truckers, Lynyrd Skynyrd on the Confederate Flag’s Meaning

Lynyrd Skynyrd began phasing use of the Confederate flag a few years ago. Another Southern band, the Drive-By Truckers, agrees. “It’s well past time for all the Southern states to move on.”

06/26/2015

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14 Years Ago, Bush Removed Confederate Flag In Florida

Republican presidential candidate Jeb Bush faced a similar decision as South Carolina officials – whether to remove the Confederate flag from statehouse grounds – more than a decade ago in Florida.

06/23/2015

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Some North Texas Stores Aren’t Ditching Confederate Flag

“We carry the five flags of the Confederacy,” says Denise Lucas of The Flag Store. She’s not a fan of the flag, but it’s history.

06/23/2015

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A Look At Calls To Remove Confederate Symbols Across South

In the wake of a massacre at a black church in Charleston, South Carolina, a bipartisan mix of officials across Southern states are calling for the removal of Confederate flags and other symbols of the Confederacy.

06/23/2015

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Walmart Removing Confederate Flag Items From Stores

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley said Monday that the flag should be removed from the statehouse grounds, acknowledging that to many the flag is a “deeply offensive symbol of a brutally oppressive past.”

06/23/2015

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GOP Candidates Embrace SC Governor’s Call On Confederate Flag

Republicans with presidential aspirations rushed Monday to embrace South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley’s call to remove the Confederate flag from the grounds of the state capitol.

06/23/2015

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S.C. Senators, Governor Call For Removal Of Confederate Flag

South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley says the Confederate flag should be removed from the grounds of the state capitol.

06/22/2015

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Supreme Court Justices Struggle With Free Speech Case Over TX Plates

In a dispute over a proposed Confederate battle flag license plate, the Supreme Court struggled Monday to balance worries about government censorship and concerns that offensive messages could, at worst, incite violence.

03/23/2015

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Court To Review Political License Plates

The Supreme Court is taking on a free speech case concerning a proposed specialty license plate in Texas that would prominently feature the Confederate battle flag.

12/05/2014

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Texas Court Revives Suit Over Confederate Flag Dispute

A federal appeals court has revived a lawsuit that had been filed against officials who had rejected a group’s petition for a customized Texas license plate featuring the Confederate battle flag.

07/14/2014

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