Just drove through southern states on way back north from Florida...why so many confederate flags?

I saw these dudes riding around in a pick up truck on the highway with two huge Confederate rebel flags flying high in the truck, and one of them had a shotgun. I am not sure, but its seemed like it was like a protest against Obama saying he wants to ban assault rifles and huge ammo magazines and other gun... show more I saw these dudes riding around in a pick up truck on the highway with two huge Confederate rebel flags flying high in the truck, and one of them had a shotgun. I am not sure, but its seemed like it was like a protest against Obama saying he wants to ban assault rifles and huge ammo magazines and other gun control laws.....
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