Even after the despicable removal of the flag from the South Carolina
soldier's monument, the onslaught against our heritage continues, both
locally and in the halls of Congress.
Currently, there are two separate measures being
considered, one in the House, and the other in the Senate.
The House bill would outlaw the display of any Confederate flag on our
soldier's graves in certain national battlefield parks. The Senate
proposal would reduce the amount of federal highway funds given to any
state which issues specialty license plates displaying our flag.
Both of these bills face uphill battles to be
enacted, but the fact that either of them have been proposed and are
actually being considered should be alarming. Follow the links
below for more specific information on the status of these proposals.
It is suggested that our membership needs to "carpet bomb" our
various representatives in Congress -- particularly southern Republicans
-- with emails, phone calls, and letters expressing our outrage at these
Further, those of you who plan to attend the upcoming
national reunion in Richmond should, if possible, plan a side trip to
Washington and pay a personal call on your representatives. Well
spoken words conveyed in person can have a disproportionally large
effect. It's time to step up, and do your part!
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