Texas considering license plate featuring Confederate flag
Jun 24, 2011
By Cathryn Khalil
AUSTIN (KYTX) — The state of Texas is set to reconsider a specialty license plate that would feature the Confederate flag.
The Texas Sons of Confederate Veterans, who designed the plate, say the goal is to remember Texans who died fighting in the Civil War. However, the president of the state’s NAACP chapter said the flag would be nothing less than humiliating and demeaning.
A state board rejected the plate recently on a tie vote, but promised to reconsider the plate in the next few months.
Several states already offer license plates that display Confederate flags.
You can email the Texas Department of Motor Vehicles with comments at www.txdmv.gov. Click on ’email us’ and select the Vehicle and Title Registration from the drop-down box.
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