Missouri 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.
A Missouri State Representative is wading into the confederate flag debate.
Lynyrd 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.”
Slay is now tweeting it’s time to also rename the nearby Confederate Drive in Forest Park, calling it either Freedom Street or Justice Drive.
Some 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.
A 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.
Anger 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 Death
The Nixa school district is refusing to allow students to wear T-shirts emblazoned with the Confederate flag to memorialize a classmate’s death.