Posted on February 6, 2019

Confederate Emblem Remains on Mississippi Flag as Bills Die

Associated Press, February 5, 2019

Mississippi lawmakers have killed bills that would remove the Confederate battle emblem from the last state flag in the U.S. to display it.

But they’re also rejecting measures that would require universities opposed to the emblem to fly the banner.


All eight Mississippi public universities and several cities and counties have stopped flying the flag. {snip}


More than a dozen flag bills died because they weren’t considered before a Tuesday deadline.