Controversy at MetroEast School After Student Wears Confederate Flag ShirtThe superintendent, Darcy Benway, said the student has a right to wear the Confederate flag shirt on free speech grounds, and no near-riot occurred at lunch.
Congressmen Push Bill to Prohibit Confederate Flag at VA CemeteriesMissouri Congressman Lacy Clay (D) and Congressman Ruben Gallego (D) Texas, introduced a bill Thursday to prohibit the Confederate Battle Flag at cemeteries operated by the Department of Veterans Affairs, including Jefferson Barracks National Cemetery in St. Louis County.
Mo. State Rep. Wants Confederate Flag BannedA Missouri State Representative is wading into the confederate flag debate.
Drive-By Truckers, Lynyrd Skynyrd on the Confederate Flag's MeaningLynyrd Skynyrd began phasing use of the Confederate flag a few years ago. Another Southern band, the Drive-By Truckers, agrees. "It’s well past time for all the Southern states to move on."
Confederate Memorial in Forest Park VandalizedSlay is now tweeting it's time to also rename the nearby Confederate Drive in Forest Park, calling it either Freedom Street or Justice Drive.
Laclede Employee's Personal Truck Creates Social Media UpsetSome residents are reacting to photos of a Laclede Gas Co. employee's personal truck in the Shaw Neighborhood. Not the truck itself, but the bumper stickers on the back window.
Group Seeks to Fly Confederate Flag at CemeteryA group wants to fly the confederate battle flag over the cemetery at a Missouri historic site has already met with three state lawyers to make its pitch.
Confederate Flag At School Causes OutrageAnger over a group of students displaying the Confederate battle flag on school property.
School District Refuses To Allow Students To Wear Confederate Flag T-Shirts To Honor Classmate's DeathThe Nixa school district is refusing to allow students to wear T-shirts emblazoned with the Confederate flag to memorialize a classmate's death.