Stone Mountain Confederate Flag To Remain In Place

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STONE MOUNTAIN, Ga.- The Confederate Battle Flag will continue to fly at Stone Mountain Park.

The head of a state authority that oversees the park says it will keep flying at a memorial plaza because state law prevents its removal.

He says the law would have to be changed for the flags to take them down.

The flags were donated by the United Daughters of the Confederacy in 1964 and are considered a memorial, protecting them under Georgia law.

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