The Confederate Flag and the States’ Rights Myth

I’m glad to see states are moving away from public display of the Confederate flag.  It’s important to keep the specific history in mind here.  Some who defend the Confederate flag argue it stands for states’ rights.  In the Confederacy, however, slavery took precedent over states’ rights, as I explained here: https://www.acslaw.org/acsblog/charleston-the-confederate-flag-and-the-states%E2%80%99-rights-myth

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