Group raises second Confederate flag on I-95

Posted at 11:52 PM, Jun 02, 2014
and last updated 2014-06-03 07:09:06-04

After much controversy, the Virginia Flaggers are making headlines again.

Last September, the group caused a firestorm after they raised a Confederate flag along I-95 in Chesterfield.

Over the weekend, they raised a second flag along the interstate North on I-95 toward Washington D.C.  in Stafford County.

They group held a private ceremony on Saturday morning according to

Many have called the raising of this controversial flag racist, but the group claims that the flag is a tribute to those who died for the South.

They say that landowners across the state offered them land to fly more flags since the story broke about the first one.

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