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Veterans Affairs Dept bans confederate flags from national cemeteries

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the traitors' flag will no longer Sully the resting places of OUR country's fallen

The Veterans Affairs Department quietly moved this month to ban flying of Confederate flags from fixed flagpoles at the cemeteries it runs, striking yet another blow against the controversial emblem.

Congress had debated and rejected that change, but the Obama administration decided to move forward anyway, saying it was unilaterally imposing the restrictions.

“In particular, we will amend our policy to make clear that Confederal flags will not be displayed from any permanently fixed flagpole in a national cemetery at any time,” wrote Ronald E. Walters, under secretary for memorial affairs at the VA.

http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2016/aug/29/va-nix-flying-confederate-flags-cemetery-flagpoles/

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