South Carolina's Confederate monument protection law upheld


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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