Hundreds of People Pay Respects to Rev. Clementa Pinckney, Who Was Killed in South Carolina Church Shooting

In the shadow of the Confederate flag in Charleston, S.C., mourners pay their respects as some other states across the South remove the Confederate flag from public places and license plates.
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Transcript for Hundreds of People Pay Respects to Rev. Clementa Pinckney, Who Was Killed in South Carolina Church Shooting
And to the south tonight, and a dramatic new move from another governor when it comes to the confederate flag. And the decision comes just as a community paid its respects to rev lend Clemen clementa pinckney. Flying outside, that confederate flag on the state house grounds. Meantime, the governor of Alabama now, taking executive action. ABC's linsey Davis in Charleston tonight. Reporter: White, black, young and old standing at attention today, as a horse-drawn caisson bearing the body of the reverend and senator clementa pinckney arrives at the South Carolina state house. Why did you decide to come out, 100 degrees, long lines, and you're fog to be out here a long time. It doesn't even feel hot out here to me. I feel like this is my duty to come out here. Reporter: The hundreds of people here to pay their respects to reverend pinckney lined up in the shadow of this controversial confederate flag. But? Just the past 48 hours across the south, a movement to strip confederate symbols from public spaces. In Alabama today, the flag removed from the capitol grounds at the governor's orders. It has becmoe a disraction all over the country right now. Reporter: In Mississippi, both republican senators saying the stars and bars don't belong on their flag. In Kentucky, officials wanting this statue of confederate president Jefferson Davis out of the state house. And four states now planning to ban license plates with the confederate emblem. Here in South Carolina, powerful congressman Jim Clyburn is lobbying fellow lawmakers. What would you say, though, to convince those who are still saying, let's keep the flag up? You're not celebrating heritage. You're celebrating hate. Reporter: But at Dixie outfitters in South Carolina, business is booming, with shoppers like tammy jackway. Just because one person does something that isn't right that hurts other people, we shouldn't just get rid of the flag. Reporter: The flag is still flying here tonight at the state house. But tonight, South Carolina's citadel has voted to move theirs. One of the victims of the shooting was a citadel graduate. David? Linsey Davis, our thanks to

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