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Judge rules Va. can remove Confederate flag from license plates

A federal judge in Danville has granted Virginia permission to ban the Confederate flag from license plates, according to Virginia Attorney General Mark Herring (D).

Herring tweeted the news at 9:42 a.m. July 31:



Earlier this month, Herring, who owns a home in Leesburg, told media outlets that the flag shouldn't be flown on public property and voiced his support of its removal from a city-owned mansion in Danville City.

Gov. Terry McAuliffe (D) began the process of removing the Confederate battle flag from specialty state license plates on on June 23.

This is a developing story. Check back to LoudounTimes.com for more information as it becomes available.

Related coverage:

-MORE: McAuliffe announces plan to remove Confederate flag from state license plates -- Jun. 23
-Loudoun County officials: State law dictates Confederate statue must stay -- Jun. 29
-MORE: NAACP rally at Loudoun courthouse -- 'Tell the whole story' -- Jul. 18
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