The Confederate flag flies next to a Confederate Soldier Monument on the grounds of the S.C. State House. Melissa High of North Carolina was arrested July 3, 2015, after she vaulted the fence surrounding the monument and flag. She carried a large poster board with biblical references and the Pledge of Allegiance, according to a news release. Authorities say they also found a knife with a 15-inch blade in a bag High was carrying.
The Confederate flag flies next to a Confederate Soldier Monument on the grounds of the S.C. State House. Melissa High of North Carolina was arrested July 3, 2015, after she vaulted the fence surrounding the monument and flag. She carried a large poster board with biblical references and the Pledge of Allegiance, according to a news release. Authorities say they also found a knife with a 15-inch blade in a bag High was carrying. FILE/THE STATE
The Confederate flag flies next to a Confederate Soldier Monument on the grounds of the S.C. State House. Melissa High of North Carolina was arrested July 3, 2015, after she vaulted the fence surrounding the monument and flag. She carried a large poster board with biblical references and the Pledge of Allegiance, according to a news release. Authorities say they also found a knife with a 15-inch blade in a bag High was carrying. FILE/THE STATE

Woman climbs fence at Confederate monument, arrested by SC State House security

July 04, 2015 11:33 AM