South Carolina's Confederate monument protection law upheld

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Hi Mike Ross you're reporting south Carolina's Confederate monument protection law has been upheld the South Carolina Supreme Court has upheld the legality of the state law that prevents moving a Confederate monument or changing the historical name of the street or building without the legislature's approval but the justices struck down a requirement that two thirds of the General Assembly must approve a move or name change the ruling keeps the state's heritage act in place heritage act was passed in two thousand as part of a compromise to remove the Confederate flag from atop the South Carolina statehouse dome the rebel flag was moved to a poll on the capitol lawn but it was removed in twenty fifteen after nine black church members were killed in a racist shooting at Emanuel A. M. E. church in Charleston hi Mike Rossio

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