Submitted by ub on Tue, 06/23/2015 - 15:25

South Carolina house has voted 103-10 to allow for a special session to discuss removing Confederate flag.

The state senate now takes up this issue. One of its members and the Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church's pastor and state senator, Rev. Clementa Pinckney, was among those killed last Wednesday.

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