State Sen. Melanie Sojourner posted the following response on Facebook to U.S. Sen. Roger Wicker’s call to change the Mississippi flag:

Someone just shared with me that they thought Sen. Roger Wicker's position to remove our state flag was one of "wisdom…

Posted by Melanie Sojourner on Wednesday, June 24, 2015

“Someone shared with me that they thought Sen. Roger Wicker’s position to remove our state flag was one of “wisdom and grace” because it was based on scripture.

“I strongly disagree. I believe it to be a very dangerous and misguided position to take.

“If one can justify banning something based on scripture because it is offensive to someone else then aren’t they making the argument to ban anything and everything because to someone something is offensive? Aren’t they even making the argument for some to want to ban scripture?”

6/24/15