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Confederate T-shirt will not be allowed in Tensing retrial

Source: WLWT

The judge in the murder retrial of a white Ohio police officer who fatally shot an unarmed black motorist ruled that the Confederate flag T-shirt Ray Tensing was wearing would not be admissible in his retrial.

His attorneys moved to to block from the trial a T-shirt depicting a Confederate battle flag that Tensing wore under his uniform, saying it was irrelevant but could be inflammatory.

Judge Leslie Ghiz said that the shirt would prejudice the jury, and noted that she would say the same thing if the T-shirt spoke about God or religion.

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Read more: http://www.wlwt.com/article/confederate-flag-t-shirt-arguments-set-for-friday/9935891
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