Deborah Ross, the Democratic candidate for Republican Sen. Richard Burr’s seat, has been criticized for her work leading the state’s ACLU chapter.
“Ross defends those who want to burn the American flag, and even called efforts to ban flag-burning ‘ridiculous,’ yet refused to help a disabled veteran fly the flag,” states one ad from the GOP’s Senate Leadership Fund.
There are three parts to this claim.
Overall it’s Mostly True, but some parts are more accurate than others.
For the full rundown by PolitiFact NC – and surprising details about how Ross’ opinion is almost exactly the same as the late conservative justice Antonin Scalia – read the full fact-check here.
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