(POLITICO) A day after South Carolina’s governor repudiated the Confederate battle flag, the drive to eradicate the divisive Civil War symbol is expanding to new targets.
Virginia Gov. Terry McAuliffe on Tuesday said he was taking steps to remove the Confederate flag from his state’s license plates, saying the image sends the wrong message to the rest of the world.
“Even its display on state issued license tags is, in my view, unnecessarily divisive and hurtful to too many of our people,” McAuliffe said.
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