Confederate memorials go beyond license plates in Texas


In early 1861, the State of Texas renounced its membership in the United State of America and joined the newly formed Confederate States, only to rejoin the Union after a crushing defeat that left over a million Americans dead.

But more than a century and a half later, the state's Confederate heritage remains controversial. This week the U.S. Supreme Court will rule whether or not the Texas government was right to forbid printing of the Confederate flag on state license plates.

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