The South Carolina House approved a bill early Thursday morning that calls for the Confederate flag to be removed from the state’s Capitol grounds. While there was some opposition to the move, lawmakers were mostly overjoyed by the decision, which comes 15 years after state lawmakers voted to move the flag from atop the statehouse to a nearby Confederate memorial. See photos of their reactions below: — This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.

The South Carolina House approved a bill early Thursday morning that calls for the Confederate flag to be removed from the state’s Capitol grounds.

While there was some opposition to the move, lawmakers were mostly overjoyed by the decision, which comes 15 years after state lawmakers voted to move the flag from atop the statehouse to a nearby Confederate memorial.

See photos of their reactions below:

— This feed and its contents are the property of The Huffington Post, and use is subject to our terms. It may be used for personal consumption, but may not be distributed on a website.


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Photos Show South Carolina Lawmakers Celebrating After Historic Confederate Flag Vote