Posted by | October 24, 2011 15:07 | Filed under: Top Stories

The Sons of Confederate Veterans want a specialty license plate, but are meeting strong opposition from those who see the Confederate battle flag as a symbol of slavery. So far, Governor Rick Perry hasn’t commented.

Catherine Frazier, a spokeswoman for Mr. Perry’s presidential campaign, said the decision on the Confederate flag plate rests squarely with the board of the Department of Motor Vehicles.

“Gov. Perry did not bring this plate to the…board and at no time has he asked for it to be approved,” Victor Vandergriff, the board chairman, said in a statement. “We continue to encourage the public to share their comments and feedback” on the plate.

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