Alabama Gov. Removes Confederate Flag

Alabama Gov. Removes Confederate FlagAlabama Gov. Robert Bentley ordered the immedate removal of a Confederate flag from his state’s Capitol grounds Wednesday morning. “Two workers came out of the Capitol building about 8:20 a.m. and with no fanfare quickly and quietly took the flag down,” The Birmingham News reports. “Moments later, Gov. Bentley emerged from the Capitol on his way to an appearance in Hackleburg. Asked if he had ordered the flag taken down, the governor said, ‘Yes I did.’”