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Sons of Confederate Veterans not allowed in Collierville Christmas Parade

(Source: WMC Action News 5) (Source: WMC Action News 5)
COLLIERVILLE, TN (WMC) -

The annual Collierville Christmas Parade was held Friday, but one group says it was blocked from taking part.

Town officials confirm they denied a parade entry from the Sons of Confederate Veterans.

Collierville said the group's application didn't meet the requirement of having a holiday theme, and the town has a new rule that only the American and Tennessee flag can be flown in the parade--meaning any confederate banners would be banned.

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