South carolina state house from the 15th floor of the main and gervais tower the building's grounds are home to several monuments on the north side, leading to the main entry,  is the confederate monument  which included a flagpole flying a traditional version of the confederate battle flag until it was removed on july 10, 2015 by state bill. Members of the sc secessionist party will raise the confederate flag again tuesday at the state house it is the third anniversary of the flag being removed from the state house grounds after the emanuel ame massacre.
The controversy over the flying of the confederate flag at the south carolina state capitol begins with secession that history winds from the first raising of the confederate flag to the. Arlene barnum, of stewart, oklahoma, talks with a confederate flag supporter at the south carolina statehouse on monday sean rayford / getty images the flag was raised by a white secessionist party member dressed in a confederate uniform named braxton spivey and a black woman named arlene barnum. The confederate battle flag flying over the south carolina confederate monument near the state house was not, as south carolina law prohibits alteration of the flag without the consent of two-thirds of the state legislature the flagpole lacked a pulley system, and thus the flag could not be flown at half-staff, only removed.
Confederate flag returns to sc state house bree newsome of charlotte, north carolina, climbs a flagpole to remove the confederate battle flag at a confederate monument in front of the statehouse in columbia, south carolina, after nine black parishioners were slain at a charleston church. Walhalla, sc – the confederate battle flag is going back up at a monument in a northwestern south carolina town luther lyle had maintained the memorial in walhalla for years and had replaced. Three successive designs served as the official national flag of the confederate states of america (the confederate states or the confederacy) during its existence from 1861 to 1865 since the end of the american civil war , private and official use of the confederacy 's flags, and of flags with derivative designs, has continued under philosophical, political, cultural, and racial controversy in the united states. Luther lyle had maintained the memorial in walhalla for years and had replaced the confederate flag with a south carolina flag in 2015, about the time the confederate flag was taken down from the statehouse following the charleston church shootings lyle said there was only one complaint then.
The confederate flag flies near the south carolina statehouse, friday, june 19, 2015, in columbia, sc tensions over the confederate flag flying in the shadow of south carolina's capitol rose this week in the wake of the killings of nine people at a black church in charleston, sc. The flag of the confederacy flew at the south carolina capitol for decades however, in 2015, as the ‘progressive’ left was busy trying to bury parts of history that they found unsavory, they demanded that the flag come down in south carolina on july 10, 2015, the state lowered the banner that.
As south carolina lawmakers delivered impassioned speeches for and against taking down the confederate battle flag, three distinctive voices emerged july 9, 2015 two of the white-gloved troopers crossed the decorative fence that has long stood around the pole. In 2000, george w bush won the decisive south carolina primary over john mccain partly by defending the flying of the confederate flag on the grounds of states’ rights on june 17, 2015, at the emanuel ame church, 21-year-old dylann roof attended a prayer meeting and systematically murdered nine parishioners.
North carolina north carolina state flag adopted 22 june 1861 by devereaux d cannon, jr, 05 february 2000 the north carolina state flag on may 20, 1861, a state convention meeting in raleigh dissolved north carolina’s association with the united states.
About 50 people, many carrying flags, come for a rally by the south carolina secessionist party at the south carolina statehouse on monday, july 10, 2017, in columbia, sc the group raised a confederate flag on a temporary pole to mark two years since the day the flag was removed from the front lawn of the state capitol. Confederate rebel flag waving in the wind against the blue sky background in charleston, south carolina, usa.