Mississippi Legislature Votes to Take Down Current Flag

Published 6:47 pm Sunday, June 28, 2020

History was made in Mississippi this weekend.

The state Legislature passed House Bill 1796, which removes the current state flag that features the Confederate emblem and allows a vote to take place this fall on a new design picked by a commission.

A final vote of 37-14 in the Mississippi Senate late Sunday afternoon was the final hurdle cleared in bringing down the controversial flag.

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