I'm Karen Hunter, a fellow MoveOn member, and I started a petition to the South Carolina Legislature and Governor Nikki Haley.
On the heels of the brutal killing of nine black people in a South Carolina church, it's time to put a symbol of rebellion and racism behind us and move toward healing and a better United States of America.1 Can you join me in telling South Carolina lawmakers:
The Confederate flag is not a symbol of southern pride but rather a symbol of rebellion and racism.
Tell South Carolina lawmakers: Symbols of hate have no place in our government.
1. "The Charleston shooting is the largest mass shooting in a house of worship since 1991," The Washington Post, June 18, 2015
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