Bill Banning Confederate Names Advances in California

Senate Bill 539 would prohibit the state from naming schools, public buildings, parks and roads after those who fought in the Civil War for the South.

A Confederate flag is seen flying at a roadside August 18, 2005 in Brandy Station, Virginia Brandy Station was the location of the bloodiest cavalry fight in the Civil War history.

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