Tuesday, June 30, 2020

A New Symbol

This is not a political moment to me but a solemn occasion to lead our Mississippi family to come together and move on.  A flag is a symbol of our past, our present and our future.  For those reasons, we need a new symbol.

-- Mississippi Republican Governor Tate Reeves at a ceremony at which he signed a measure removing the current state flag, the last in the nation to bear the battle emblem of the Confederacy, 30 June 2020

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