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At least nine other states offer the Confederate license plates the Supreme Court says Texas can deny

26 Jun 2015 1:11 PM | Anonymous

The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that Texas can deny applications for specialty license plates featuring the Confederate flag — plates that at least nine other states currently offer. The court ruled that Texas’s refusal to provide the special plates constituted government speech. “As a general matter, when the government speaks it is entitled to promote a program, to espouse a policy, or to take a position. In doing so, it represents its citizens and it carries out its duties on their behalf,” Justice Stephen Breyer wrote in the majority opinion.   Washington Post.   Read More

 

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