South Carolina to remove Confederate battle flag from statehouse

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The Confederate battle flag flies at the South Carolina state house grounds July 8, 2015 in Columbia, South Carolina. (Photo by Sean Rayford/Getty Images)

COLUMBIA, S.C. – South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley will sign a bill Thursday ordering the removal of the Confederate battle flag from the statehouse grounds.

The signing will take place in the statehouse in Columbia, South Carolina at 1 p.m. PST.

The flag will be removed from the statehouse grounds at 10 a.m. Friday, tweeted Rob Godfrey, aide to Haley.

1 Comment

  • fed up

    Don’t look at it or touch it or you will become a racist. Of course the Japanese flag is ok..you know the one that murdered, raped and did that little thing called preemptive bombing of Pearl Harbor. Millions died but we are over that. It’s not a symbol of anything bad anymore.

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