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Defenders of Confederate Symbols Mount a Counterattack

Posted on AllSides January 3rd, 2016
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Not since at least the civil-rights movement have Americans challenged the South’s Confederate symbols as fervently as they did in 2015.

The June massacre of nine black churchgoers in Charleston, S.C., by a believed white supremacist “opened the floodgates,” said John W. Adams, spokesman for the Florida Sons of Confederate Veterans.

Since then, officials in South Carolina, Texas, Tennessee, Florida and elsewhere r

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