Hello Everyone:
South Carolina State Rep. Jenny Horne, whose impassioned speech from the House floor is being credited for helping lead lawmakers to vote Wednesday night to bring down the Confederate flag flying on the Statehouse grounds, says she is overwhelmed by the vote
“If you would have asked me last year if we would ever remove the flag from the Statehouse grounds in my lifetime, I would have said there’s no way,” said the Republican descendant of Jefferson Davis.  [President of the Confederate States of America, 1861-1865]
After over 13 hours of trying to delay the flag from coming down, Rep. Jenny Horne delivered her poignant speech in the video directly below.  
Yesterday Governor Nikki Haley signed the bill to take down the flag down fromSouth Carolina’s Capitol; this morning the Confederate flag is officially down.

Rep. Jenny Horne, Republican , speaks in favor of taking down the 

Confederate flag during debate over a Senate bill calling for the flag to be
removed from the Capitol grounds, July 8, 2015, in Columbia, S.C.


Jenny, Thank You!
Camille Mitchell

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