Amazon Will Halt Confederate Flag Sales, Following EBay

Confederate re-enactors position a gigantic Confederate flag on the steps of the South Carolina State Capitol building on May 2, 2015 in Columbia, South Carolina.

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Amazon will pull Confederate flags and themed items from its Web store, a person with knowledge of the matter said, yielding to pressure after Wal-Mart, EBay and Sears said they’d stop selling the merchandise. Alibaba soon followed.

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