Group wants to place large Confederate flags along Interstate 40

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ALAMANCE COUNTY, N.C. – A group is working on placing a large Confederate battle flag in every North Carolina county that Interstate 40 runs through.

The Burlington Times-News reported that Alamance County Taking Back Alamance County — or ACTBAC NC — is raising funds to line Interstate 40 with Confederate battle flags.

“It’s mainly to show support for our ancestors and to keep Southern pride alive, more or less,” Gary Williamson told the paper. “Our ancestors and our way of life have been under attack for the last year, and all of our memorials are going to be dedicated to the Sons of Confederate Veterans from that specific county we are in.”

The group organized a rally in support of Alamance County’s Confederate monument last year.

Read full story: The Burlington Times-News

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