The U.S. Supreme Court today upheld the State of Texas power to reject a request for a state vehicle license plate that includes an image of the Confederate battle flag. The request had been made by the Sons of Confederate Veterans as part of the state’s specialty plate program. The court ruled the plates are government speech and not individual free speech. We discussed this at length back in March on Burkablog.
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