Confederate Flag: Heritage pride or condoning slavery?

th
The use of the traditional Confederate flag, also known as the Rebel flag, is sometimes viewed as significantly controversial – generally in reference to the Confederacy’s stance regarding slavery. However, in the Southern states we see it quite commonly displayed as a reference of pride.

Thank you to @conservative_sc_ for submitting the below opinion for publication!


My opinion of the Rebel Flag (also known as the Confederate flag) is this. The flag should be allowed to be displayed anywhere. The Civil War was a war on state rights, not slavery. The North made it about slavery.  The flag was and still is representing the South.  The true southern heritage [is something that] we betray. This flag is [seen by many as] a symbol of honor by the South.  Why shall we hide that?


Be sure to follow @e.editorials on Instagram!
Submit any opinions, thoughts, arguments or articles to e.editorials@yahoo.com

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s