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Confederate symbol debate unresolved

...members of civil-rights groups objected because they said the association would sully King's reputation. The Sons of Confederate Veterans objected, pointing to state law designating the park as a Confederate memorial."Furthermore, the erection...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/government/2015-10-26/confederate-symbol-debat
Leaders of civil rights groups oppose Martin Luther King Jr. monument at Georgia mountain

...to gain support from Blacks to keep these racist and demeaning symbols."A Southern heritage group, the Sons of Confederate Veterans, panned the King proposal this week, calling it "wholly inappropriate" to place a monument atop the mountain...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-10-13/leaders-civil-rights-groups-oppose-
Local re-enactors await word on hosting Charleston-area event

Members of the Barnard E. Bee Camp 1575 of the Sons of Confederate Veterans in Aiken County are waiting to hear if they will play host for a Charleston-area re-enactment canceled last week by its host...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-08-24/local-re-enactors-await-word
Georgia Civil War Commission official pushes to defend Rebel emblems

...Barrow, who is also head of the national Sons of Confederate Veterans, said that "we are facing the greatest threat...War battlefields and monuments, while the Sons of Confederate Veterans has been an outspoken group in defense of Rebel...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-06/georgia-civil-war-commission-offici
Some want debate over Confederate symbols in Augusta

...property.The state has stopped issuing a Sons of Confederate Veterans license plate that features two rebel battle...spokesman for the Georgia division of the Sons of Confederate Veterans, said modern pride in the Confederacy is not...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-27/some-want-debate-over-confede
Georgia stops issuing license plate with Confederate flags

...Department of Revenue spokesman Nick Genesi said Friday that Commissioner Lynne Riley has ordered a redesign of the Sons of Confederate Veterans plate. Gov. Nathan Deal said earlier this week that the plate should be redesigned but did not specify whether...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-06-26/georgia-stops-issuing-license
Gov. Deal: Change Confederate license plate

...full Confederate flag screened behind a vehicle's plate numbers and a smaller version contained with the Sons of Confederate Veterans logo.Deal, who expressed no concerns about the tag after the larger flag was added in February of 2014...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-06-24/gov-deal-change-confederate-
Rants & Raves

...be able to enjoy your commute to work every day. RANT TO GEORGIA Gov. Nathan Deal for stopping the sale of Sons of Confederate Veterans Specialty License Plates. While other states are having trouble meeting the demand we are being punished by...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/metro/2015-07-27/rants-raves
Head of Atlanta NAACP chapter wants Confederate symbols taken off all Georgia state property

...Memorial Day and Confederate History Month.Gov. Nathan Deal said in June that he would seek a redesign of a Sons of Confederate Veterans' specialty license plate. State Sen. Vincent Fort, D-Atlanta, has said the governor should eliminate...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/latest-news/2015-07-14/head-atlanta-naacp-chapter-w
Can KKK 'adopt a highway'? State of Georgia says no; appellate court considers the issue

...this case.The U.S. Supreme Court upheld Texas' refusal to issue a specialty license plate sought by the Sons of Confederate Veterans bearing the group's logo, which includes the Confederate battle flag. The 5-4 ruling said Texas could...

http://chronicle.augusta.com/news/2015-07-09/can-kkk-adopt-highway-state-georgia