North Carolina DMV sells out of confederate flag license plates

RALEIGH, N.C. (WATE) – The North Carolina Department of Motor Vehicles says it sold out of its Confederate flag plates.

Mike Charbonneau with the state Department of Transportation said the ran out of the Sons of Confederate Veterans license plates following a high volume of requests between June 23 and June 29.On June 24, 34 plates were ordered, followed by 47 on June 25 and 41 on June 26.

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The high demand for the plates came days after Gov. Pat McCrory said North Carolina should stop issuing the tags.

Charbonneau said more plates will be available in about 30 days.

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