Sen. Tim Scott and Gov. Nikki Haley of S.C. Calling for Confederate Flag Removal

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confederate flagOn Monday, Senator Tim Scott (R-SC) announced that he will join a flourishing transformation among South Carolina lawmakers job for a dismissal of a Confederate dwindle from a drift of a state capital. Governor Nikki Haley will be during a Statehouse drift this afternoon for a 4:00 p.m. news discussion in Colombia. According to reports, Haley will also call for a dismissal of a Confederate flag.

This pierce comes only a few days after Dylann Storm Roof, a 21-year-old white male, shot and killed 9 members of the Emanuel AME Church in Charleston on Thursday, Jun 18, 2015. The historically black church was filled with a tiny organisation of bible investigate attendees when Roof entered and non-stop fire, heading to a deaths of three males and 6 females. One of a victims was priest and State Senator Clementa Pinckney.

Roof has been charged with murdering 9 people. The FBI might open a hatred crime review into a incident.

The hideous sharpened comes only as a state legislature is deliberation obscure a Confederate dwindle from a state capitol. A bipartisan organisation of internal Charleston lawmakers are job for a removal of a dwindle in a arise of a horrific Charleston sharpened to forestall some-more nonessential violence.

By Alex Lemieux

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The Post and Courier: Haley, U.S. Sen. Tim Scott job for Confederate flag’s dismissal today

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