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#BlackLivesMatter Organizer Shaun King Offers Up To $10K To Attack Or Rip Down Confederate Flag At SC Capitol

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#BlackLivesMatter Organizer Shaun King Offers Up To ,000 To Attack Or Rip Down Confederate Flag At SC Capitol

 

He was immediately called out on Twitter:
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Yes, not to mention solicitation of a misdemeanor…

Theoretically, he himself could be found to have committed a misdemeanor. South Carolina has one of the toughest flag laws in the country:

If a person does any of the following to the U.S., State or Confederate Flag:

publicly mutilate, deface, defile, defy, jeer at, trample upon or cast contempt, either by word or act, upon any such flag, standard, color or ensign shall be guilty of a misdemeanor and shall be punished by a fine not exceeding one hundred dollars or by imprisonment for not more than thirty days, or both, in the discretion of the court, and shall also forfeit a penalty of fifty dollars for each offense, to be recovered with costs in a civil action or suit in any court having jurisdiction. Such action or suit may be brought by and in the name of any citizen of this State, and such penalty when collected, less the reasonable cost and expense of action or suit and recovery to be certified by the clerk of court of the county in which the offense is committed, shall be paid into the State Treasury.

Section 16-17-220.

Likely would be found unconstitutional ultimately.

 

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