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Brave 'Flaggers' Who Harassed Kid's Birthday Party Are Indicted

Every day, I have to remind myself there are some good people in the world.

This was one of the ugliest Confederate flag stories of the summer, but thanks to the Southern Poverty Law Center, the brave Confederate-soldier wannabes who harassed a kid's birthday party have been indicted:

A Georgia state prosecutor today announced the indictments of 15 people who threatened African Americans and used racial slurs when they stopped at a family party while cruising around in a convoy of pickup trucks flying Confederate flags.

Ten men and five women were charged with issuing terroristic threats and participating in gang activity. Two of the men were also charged with battery for hitting a man at a gas station on the same day.

The SPLC launched an investigation immediately after the July 25 incident and turned over videos and other evidence to Douglasville District Attorney Brian K. Fortner. SPLC attorneys also brought witnesses to the prosecutor and have been representing some of the people at the party.


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