Confederate flag to appear on new Ga. car plates
POSTED: Thursday, February 20, 2014 - 7:30am
UPDATED: Sunday, February 23, 2014 - 7:38pm
Gov. Nathan Deal said the new tag was a surprise to him
Atlanta, GA — The Houston Chronicle is reporting; Georgia officials are releasing a new specialty license plate featuring the Confederate battle flag, infuriating civil rights advocates and renewing a fiery debate.
Georgia's new plate has fueled a clash between those who believe the battle flag honors Confederate heritage and others who view it as a racially charged symbol of oppression.