In the current day and age, being politically correct is almost a necessity. Whether it be debate over the confederate flag or the naming of highways after Confederate presidents, Americans have been pushing for change. Read this article as it relates to the various instances where Americans are pushing for change and the reaction of Americans who wish to keep the memory of the Confederacy alive.
- For quite some time liberals and some Establishment republicans had been declaring open season for the Southern traditional symbolic values like flags, highways, and statues.
- On July 9, 2015, at the Statehouse in Columbia, South Carolina, Republican Governor Nikki Haley signed a bill into law, which enabled removal of the Confederate flag from the Statehouse ground.
- Mark Levine, a Democrat, considers state law as allowing Arlington officials to unilaterally change the highway name if they wish.
“On July 9, 2015, at the Statehouse in Columbia, South Carolina, Republican Governor Nikki Haley signed a bill into law, which enabled the removal of the Confederate flag from the Statehouse ground.”