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Confederate Flags Are The #1 Selling Flags

Confederate flags are reportedly seeing a surge in sales. The French writer Milan Kundera opined that the first step in liquidating a people is to erase its memory.” Shaming the Battle Flag and those that display it, and eradicating it from public view… yes, even in museums… has been the relentless demand of a segment of the political spectrum.
It featured a cross with a Confederate battle flag on the face surrounded by a laurel wreath with the inscription "The Southern Cross of Honor." The motto of the Confederate States of America, DEO VINDICE (God Our Vindicator) 1861-1865, and the inscription "From the U.D.C. to the U.C.V." appear on the reverse side.



The following year, amidst dwindling demands for the return of the 1956 design ("Battle Flag" version) and lesser opposing demands for the continued use of the new "Barnes'" design, the Georgia General Assembly redesigned the flag yet again; it adopted a "compromise" design using the 13-star First National Flag of the Confederacy (the "Stars and Bars"), combined with a simplified version of Georgia's state seal placed within the circle of 13 stars on the flag's canton.
A growing number of retailers are halting sales of the Confederate flag and related merchandise in reaction to its image as a symbol of racial hate, burnished by photos of the man accused of gunning down nine African Americans in a Charleston, S.C., church.
As the summer heats up, and ceremonies commemorate the first anniversary of last year's tragic shootings at Emanuel AME, the fight over the Confederate battle flag's proper place in the 21st century will likely rekindle—this time against the backdrop of what's looks to be the nastiest general election fight in modern history.

Kennedy said there are now Chinese-made flags available elsewhere, and she's seen a handful of individuals online who hand-sew flags to order, but as far as she knows her business is the only one in the country currently manufacturing Confederate flags.
Where they once sat, he'll post a sign telling customers the flags are available behind the counter, and that Elmer's will donate 100 percent civil war flag of proceeds from sales of the flags to organizations that fight racism and bigotry, like the Southern Poverty Law Center or the NAACP.

The Confederate States of America (CSA) originally used three national flags during the American Civil War. The 1st National Flag (The Stars & Bars), changed after it was considered too close in design to the US flag, especially when furled. His Gettysburg Regimental Quartermaster store, near a historic Civil War battlefield, and website sells $400 handmade flags to re-enactors and $40 ones shipped from China.

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