State Says No Harm Done By State Flag

JACKSON, MS (Ben Caxton) — State attorneys say the African-American lawyer who sued the state failed to show he suffered harm because of the Confederate battle emblem on the state flag. Because of that, they are telling the U.S. Supreme Court that lower courts were correct to reject the lawsuit that sought to have the flag declared an unconstitutional relic of slavery. Mississippi has the last state flag featuring the Confederate symbol that critics see as racist. A federal district judge and an appeals court ruled against Carlos Moore in his 2016 lawsuit but he is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to consider the case. The court accepts only a fraction of cases on appeal.



1 Comment on "State Says No Harm Done By State Flag"

  1. The damage is psychological. Maybe all minorities who suffered or continue to suffer because of what the flag represents should all seek psychological counseling to show some medical and enconomic damages as proof of harm. Otherwise, there is no way to prove damages. Certainly an attorney should have known that a court would ask for proof of injury or harm.

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