Georgia U.S. Rep. Lynn Westmoreland, R-Newnan, downplays the Confederate flag as a symbol of hatred, one day after South Carolina lawmakers voted to remove the symbol from its statehouse grounds. He also told reporters "the majority of the people who actually died in the Civil War on the Confederate side did not own slaves." (via NBC)
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