Enterprise organizations are issuing assertion supporting a change of the Mississippi state flag. Under are two such statements, one from BIPEC and one other from MMA, each issued as we speak:


“The Enterprise and Business Political Training Committee’s (BIPEC) mission assertion says that Mississippi companies ought to “unite, shield, and advance free enterprise.” It’s our opinion that the present flag divides us, hurts our financial system, and hinders free enterprise.

“Mississippi is all the time competing for financial growth alternatives. The present flag places us at an obstacle and stands in the way in which of the expansion and alternatives accessible to us. Mississippi ought to have a flag that may forged our state in a optimistic mild.

“BIPEC helps legislative efforts to alter the present state flag.”


“The Mississippi Manufacturing Affiliation (MMA) represents 1000’s of corporations throughout the state of Mississippi, which incorporates and extremely gifted and numerous workforce that helps energy our state’s financial system. It’s abundantly clear that the present state flag doesn’t characterize all Mississippians. Mississippi producers depend on the talents and abilities of individuals no matter race, intercourse, religions, or ethnicity. No hardworking Mississippians ought to really feel marginalized by or ashamed of an emblem that’s presupposed to characterize us all. It’s previous time we modify the state flag and transfer ahead beneath a banner that may unify everybody in our state.”