The tension surrounding the confederate flag and the removal of all Confederate monuments and markers has made its way to the state capitol, and lawmakers chiming into the debate want to know what you think.
Texomans are reacting to the nation-wide conversation about whether or not Confederate flags should be banned.
Sales of Confederate flags spiked on Tuesday as big name retailers like Wal-Mart, Sears and eBay dropped their flag-emblazoned products. Target, Amazon and Etsy.com followed suit Tuesday afternoon.
Two statues with ties to the Confederacy on the University of Texas Austin campus were tagged sometime between Monday night and early Tuesday morning.
A group of activists set fire to two Confederate flags in Philadelphia, only steps from the Liberty Bell.
Texas commemorates the Confederacy in many ways, from an annual celebration of Confederate Heroes Day each January to monuments on the grounds of the state Capitol in Austin.
Lawyers for the Sons of Confederate Veterans have filed a motion in a state district court seeking to remove a plaque in the Texas Supreme Court building that the historical group says inadequately honors the Confederacy.