David Welna. Defense Secretary Mark Esper, shown here last week on Capitol Hill, lists flags that are authorized to be displayed on U. The Confederate battle flag is missing from the list. Defense Secretary Mark Esper on Friday unveiled a policy change that effectively blocks the public display of the Confederate battle flag at all U. Esper's announcement follows a lengthy internal debate as well as recent bans on displaying the flag by both the U. Marine Corps and U.
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The flags of the Confederate States of America have a history of three successive designs from to The flags were known as the "Stars and Bars", used from to , the "Stainless Banner", used from to , and the "Blood-Stained Banner", used in shortly before the Confederacy's dissolution. A rejected national flag design was also used as a Confederate army's battle flag and featured in the "Stainless Banner" and "Blood-Stained Banner" designs. Although this design was never a national flag, it is the most commonly recognized symbol of the Confederacy. Since the end of the American Civil War , private and official use of the Confederacy's flags, particularly the battle flag, has continued amid philosophical, political, cultural, and racial controversy the United States. These include flags displayed in states; cities, towns and counties; schools, colleges and universities; private organizations and associations; and individuals. The battle flag was also featured in the state flags of Georgia and Mississippi , although it was removed from both by
Major retailers are halting sales of the Confederate flag after the June 17, shooting deaths of nine black church members in South Carolina. You have shown you will say most anything, and do most anything to advance your radical agenda. Your intent is to ban any opposition.
The White House attempted to cast his message as one of support for the racing sport's fans. But Trump's declaration bore little resemblance to the White House's explanations for it. And his spokeswoman's refusal to voice an official stance on flying the Confederate flag was itself an indication of Trump's continued attempts to use racist symbols as an appeal to some white voters as he attempts to resuscitate his reelection bid. Kayleigh McEnany said Monday the President was not "making a judgment call" about the flag in his tweet.