- The Washington Times - Monday, July 6, 2015

The South Carolina Senate voted 37-3 on Monday to remove the Confederate flag from the Capitol grounds.

Monday’s vote does not mean that the flag will be removed immediately. It is the second of three votes required in the Senate before the bill is sent to the South Carolina House.

South Carolina Gov. Nikki Haley has voiced support for removing the Confederate flag from the Capitol grounds in the wake of last month’s church shootings in Charleston.

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