NAACP Ends 15-Year Boycott Of South Carolina Now That Confederate Flag No Longer Flies At Statehouse
The NAACP has passed a resolution lifting its 15-year economic boycott of South Carolina, a day after that state took down a Confederate battle flag flying near its Statehouse.
A Confederate flag has been taken down at Sacramento-area store after the business owners received multiple death threats.
Lynyrd Skynyrd began phasing use of the Confederate flag a few years ago. Another Southern band, the Drive-By Truckers, agrees. “It’s well past time for all the Southern states to move on.”
Apple pulled Civil War games from the App Store Thursday, joining other U.S. companies that have already banned the sale of any Confederate flag merchandise in reaction to last week’s shooting massacre at a black church in Charleston.
Amid a growing outcry to remove the Confederate flag from state capitols and online merchandise, a Petaluma homeowner says it’s time to lower his rebel banner.
San Jose online auction site Ebay followed the lead of Walmart and Sears in taking a stance against the sales of Confederate flag items following the shooting of nine members of an historic black church in Charleston, South Carolina.
Gov. Jerry Brown has signed legislation prohibiting California state government agencies from selling or display items displaying the Confederate flag.
Gift shops in California may soon have to get rid of some extra inventory if Gov. Jerry Brown signs a bill that would ban the state from displaying or selling merchandise with the Confederate flag.
California state government departments will be prohibited from selling or displaying items with an image of the Confederate flag under a bill that passed one house of the Legislature.
A bill introduced by a Democratic lawmaker would prohibit the sale of Confederate flags on California state property.