When Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell (R) faced criticism over declaring April "Confederate History Month" without even mentioning slavery, Mississippi Gov. Haley Barbour (R) stepped up to defend him, dismissing the uproar as being over "something that doesn't amount to diddly."
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But Barbour hasn't been so forthcoming with his own proclamation. Every year, Barbour signs a proclamation declaring April "Confederate Heritage Month." But he hasn't released the document to the press -- not to the Associated Press, not to Think Progress and not, despite multiple requests, to TPM.
But the Sons of Confederate Veterans, which lobbies for such proclamations and is specifically cited in Barbour's, sent TPM a copy, which you can see here.