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R.I.: Confederate Flag causes controversy at campground

(July 13, 2017) -- A CBS viewer wants to know how displaying such a divisive symbol can be allowed, especially since the campground is on town owned land.

PORTSMOUTH, RI — Many people find displaying the Confederate flag to be extremely offensive. One of our viewers did when he saw one flying at a campground in Rhode Island last weekend.

He wants to know how displaying such a divisive symbol can be allowed, especially since the campground is on town owned land. Part of the answer may be the First Amendment.

Read the full story from CBS.

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About Rebecca Smith

Rebecca Smith is a Wisconsin native currently living in Illinois with her husband, Eric, and two dogs, Maggie and Grace. She enjoys hiking, biking, kayaking and, of course, camping in cabins and park models.

One comment

  1. It is a flag, a symbol. Anyone that is offended by that flag can only be one of three things; racist, uneducated, or unable to be educated.

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