He also discusses current national issues that’s affecting the country and Mississippi.
“That flag isn’t doing us any good, it is hard to get businesses here. It is a deterrent.” Recently Governor Phil Bryant declined the Mississippi Legislative Back Caucus requests’ to hold a special session on changing the state flag.
He adds, “About half the people in Mississippi at least think that it’s a bad image for the state.” Attorney General Hood continues, “It is just not right to have a large group of people in our state who do not agree with that symbolism to have that flow on public property.” He says a flag is supposed to unite people together.
“It is not supposed to divide, it is a symbol for a reason, and we want to show people that Mississippians care and we want businesses to come here.”