A Cullman attorney has filed a lawsuit against Governor Robert Bentley, says he’s overstepped his bounds as governor when he removed the Confederate Flags from the state capitol.
An Excerpt from WAAY TV Report:
In the lawsuit, it states that “The Alabama Historical commission is charged with the duty to:
‘promote and increase knowledge and understanding of the history of this State from the earliestime to the present, including the archaeological, Indian, Spanish, British, French, Colonial, Confederate and American eras’ (Alabama Code 41-9-249).”
The lawsuit states the governor has no authority to order the removal of the flags. The suit is asking for declaratory relief and a preliminary injunction.
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