U.S. Marine Corps bans Confederate battle flag displays

Military

ARLINGTON, Va. (WTRF) – On Friday, the United States Marine Corps announced the removal of all Confederate battle flag public displays.

This includes bumper stickers, clothing, mugs, posters and flags.

The Confederate battle flag is being banned due to its divisive beliefs and association with violent extremists and racist groups.

Latest Posts:

Copyright 2020 Nexstar Broadcasting, Inc. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten, or redistributed.

video

More Video

Ohio Lottery

Don't Miss

Trending Stories

More Top News

WTRF 7News Twitter