Md, Va Governors Push To Remove Confederate Flag License Plates
Maryland Governor Larry Hogan believes the flag should be taken off every state license plate.
"Governor Hogan is against the use of the Confederate Flag on Maryland license plates. Our office is working with the Motor Vehicle Administration and the Attorney General to address this issue," a spokesperson said Tuesday in a statement.
Virginia Governor Terry McAuliffe agrees, announcing today he wants to phase out a state-sponsored license plate that features the Confederate Flag. McAuliffe says the symbol is "unnecessarily divisive and hurtful."
The flag fury comes after a 21-year-old white man shot and killed nine members of a historically black church in Charleston.
According to the U.S. Supreme Court, states can control license plate designs.