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While the mainstream media is decrying the fact that the Charleston shooting victim’s body was carried past a Confederate flag today, the good pastor may not have found it all that offensive.
In 2000, during his first term in the South Carolina State Senate, Pinckney actually voted in favor of H5028, the May 2000 compromise which placed the flag at its current location.
H5028 related to THE PERMANENT PLACEMENT OF THE UNITED STATES FLAG, THE SOUTH CAROLINA STATE FLAG, AND THE SOUTH CAROLINA INFANTRY BATTLE FLAG OF THE CONFEDERATE STATES OF AMERICA — Pinckney’s name is among the “93 yeas.” …
Slain Pastor Voted To Put Confederate Flag Where It Is
originally posted by: Kali74
a reply to: xuenchen
Incorrect. The vote Allen West highlights, he misrepresents as the final vote to put the flag where it stands today, it was not. It was a vote for a "second reading or other consideration" Pinckney didn't actually vote on the final Bill.