“This is a new era and time, and it is time to move on,” as told by Hamilton to Dys. Hamilton may have run afoul of the law by his decision to remove the flag from this county court house, but it’s not thought that he erred. Dys’ story went over the specifics of the law, saying Hamilton “sought legal advice to make sure his decision did not run afoul of South Carolina’s Heritage Act.”
- A Confederate battle flag and pictures of Confederate generals Robert E. Lee and Stonewall Jackson have been removed from a county courthouse in South Carolina.
- Gotta love that fair and balanced mainstream media coverage, right?
- In June 2015, S.C. Speaker Jay Lucas drew a line in the sand on this issue – vowing no further historical sanitization during his tenure as Speaker of the S.C. House of Representatives.
“Having said that we objected to the way flag supporters were repeatedly demonized during the debate to furl the co-opted banner. And we continue to reject the politically-correct overkill that has followed this contentious debate.”