House Speaker responds to vote to take down Confederate Flag - FOX Carolina 21

House Speaker responds to vote to take down Confederate Flag

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South Carolina House Speaker Jay Lucas issued the following statement after the House passed S. 897, a bill that removes the confederate flag from the State House grounds.

“Early this morning, the South Carolina House of Representatives voted to remove the confederate battle flag from the State House grounds. This was a tough, lengthy debate, but we agreed to put our differences aside in order to reach the swift resolution we promised the people of South Carolina. I am proud of our membership and the decision we made to move our state forward.”

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