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Banning Confederate flag is a hateful act

Banning Confederate flag is a hateful act

As Carroll County Public Schools considers banning the Confederate battle flag, it is essential to evaluate the full ramifications of such an intrusive policy (“Carroll County Public Schools discusses possibility of banning Confederate flag items in schools,” Jan. 10). In high school, one of my favorite subjects was American history. Following a family trip to Gettysburg, I was the recipient of sharp reprimand from school officials after wearing a Confederate battle flag t-shirt. After voicing my concern to the administration, they decided that Confederate battle flag...

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