Confederate Battle Flags Displayed in Felton Shop Window with Message: "History, Not Hate"

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Today, a Thanksgiving trip to The Witch's Cottage, an antique shop located in Felton, revealed what has been a slow moving topic of discussion as of late in the small town located in the redwoods of the Santa Cruz Mountains: the shop is currently displaying two Confederate flags in its front windows, along with a hand written statement taped nearby ... (more) Full Story

Since: Mar 09

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#1 Nov 26, 2012
Was the store bought out by Target?
Just the Facts

Santa Cruz, CA

#2 Nov 27, 2012
They have every right to display this flag in their window. Our Constitution protects that. We the people also have the right NOT to patronize the shop, tell everyone we know NOT to patronize the shop, and contact the Chamber of Commerce in Felton and ask if they value the communities patronage of ALL of their shops. Yup, y'all have them rits too Zed the Reb! Maybe they specialize in Southern Civil War re-enactment gear? Consider the battle flags to be a fair warning sign such as "beware of dog" , "danger raw sewage", "quarantine area" , etc. These all help the rest of society protect themselves from exposure to injury, illness and ignorance.
aur56

Aurora, MO

#3 Nov 27, 2012
Legal or not, it's disgusting to display that flag...

Since: Mar 09

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#4 Nov 27, 2012
Beulah! Git me mah blunderbus! The butternuts r in tha hills!
Just the facts

Santa Cruz, CA

#5 Nov 29, 2012
As of the 25th of Nov., the flags are no longer in the window. Probably safely tucked away in the out-house or the kid's room.

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