Unicoi Co. school board votes to remove Christian flag

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UNICOI COUNTY, TN (WJHL) – Unicoi County School Board members voted tonight to remove the Christian flag from their meeting room.

The flag became a point of controversy after the Freedom from Religion Foundation took issue with it being displayed during public school board meetings.

Tonight, members voted unanimously to take down the flag and donate the flag to the Unicoi County Ministerial Association.

Public comment has not happened yet.

News Channel 11’s Jordan Moore is at the meeting and will have an update on the school board’s decision tonight at 11 p.m.Copyright 2016 WJHL. All rights reserved.

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