MINOR: GOP legislator raises issue of the state’s ‘Magnolia’ flag

JACKSON – Why not bring back the “Magnolia” state flag that flew over Mississippi for 33 years? Interestingly, that question was raised last week by a Republican state legislator, Rep. Greg Snowden of Meridian.

In his blog, Snowden was critical of the Southeastern Conference entertaining a request from Mississippi’s NAACP not to hold any championship event in any state whose official flag “would brandish the Confederate emblem.”

That, of course, would put Mississippi out of bounds as host of any SEC event because it has the rebel battle flag in the canton of its official state flag.

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8/26/10