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Grenada Attorney Carlos Moore takes Confederate flag fight to high court



A Mississippi citizen is taking his case against the Confederate-themed state flag to the U.S. Supreme Court.

Grenada Attorney Carlos Moore says lower courts incorrectly rejected his argument that the flag harms him by violating the Constitution's equal-protection guarantee.

Mississippi is the last state with a flag featuring the Confederate battle emblem — a red field topped by a tilted blue cross dotted with 13 white stars. Supporters say it represents history. Mississippi has used the flag since 1894, and voters kept it in 2001.

Moore calls it "state-sanctioned hate speech."


WTVA
6/28/17

Posted June 29, 2017 - 7:36 am

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