Wednesday, March 28, 2012

DELDOT Against Confederate Flag

The Delaware State Department of Transportation is reviewing a letter it received from the American Civil Liberties Union in response to disciplinary action taken against an employee for having a Confederate flag license plate on his personal vehicle.

The ACLU says it was contacted by a union for state employees after DelDOT employee Tom Drummond was suspended earlier this month and told his license plate was inappropriate.

DelDOT issued a statement Tuesday saying the action taken against Drummond was prompted by a complaint from another employee who claimed harassment.

The ACLU says flags and other symbols, including Confederate flag license plates, are entitled to First Amendment protection.

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