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Sons of Confederate Veterans

Confederate Heroes Have Their Own Medal Of Honor

AP | DAVID DISHNEAU | Posted 04.26.2014 | Politics

HANCOCK, Md. (AP) — The Medal of Honor, created by Congress during the Civil War as America's highest military decoration for valor, was never meant...

State Officials Approve License Plate Featuring Confederate Flag

AP | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia officials have once again approved a specialty license plate featuring the Confederate battle flag, infuriating civil rights ...

KKK Rally Under Fire From Sons of Confederate Veterans

The Huffington Post | Paige Lavender | Posted 02.18.2013 | Politics

The Sons of Confederate Veterans is retaliating against the Ku Klux Klan for planning a rally in Memphis against the renaming of three city parks, Fox...

Arpaio Accepted Award From Confederate Heritage Group

Salon | Posted 12.27.2012 | Politics

While Maricopa County, Arizona, Sheriff Joe Arpaio was denying allegations of racial profiling last year, he was accepting an award from The Sons of C...

Texas DMV Reaches Decision On Confederate License Plate

AP | WILL WEISSERT and APRIL CASTRO | Posted 01.23.2014 | Politics

AUSTIN, Texas — Texas drivers won't be able to put Confederate license plates on their vehicles after a state board unanimously rejected the pro...

Rick Perry Attacked Over Confederate Flag Issue

The Huffington Post | Luke Johnson | Posted 12.25.2011 | Politics

Rep. Sheila Jackson Lee (D-Texas) criticized Texas Gov. Rick Perry, who is running for the Republican nomination for president, for "fooling around wi...

Confederate Group Fighting For Confederate Flag On Southern License Plates

AOL Weird News | Michael McLaughlin | Posted 11.15.2011 | Weird News

If the Sons of Confederate Veterans have their way, the South will rise again on license plates in three more southern states. The group, whose mem...

License Plates, Heritage and Fellow Mississippians

Burns Strider | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Burns Strider

Some of my fellow Mississippian want to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Civil War with license plates honoring Confederate General Nathan Bedford Forrest. Forrest was one of the initial leaders of the Ku Klux Klan.

Once Again, Racism Rears up in the Sons of Confederate Veterans

Mark Potok | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mark Potok

The Sons of Confederate Veterans has been roiled by an internal civil war between racial extremists and those who want to keep the Southern heritage group a kind of history and genealogy club. It's beginning to look like the racists won.

The Confederacy Must Be Destroyed

Dr. Jonathan David Farley | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Dr. Jonathan David Farley

Imagine if German politicians, in order to bolster their chances of being elected chancellor, had to declare publically that they could see nothing wr...