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nnnnn president barack obama says it should come down south carolina's republican governor wants it moved to a museum and activist even tried to remove it herself , and on monday the south carolina state senate agreed voting overwhelmingly to remove the confederate battle flag from the capitol grounds i want to pull us out of the pack , and i want us to talk about , and i want us to talk about the future , because that is why we are going to pass this bill , and lower the confederate flag , from the statehouse grounds , nnnnn demonstrators calling for the flag to be removed after the massacre of nine black church goers in charleston last month alleged shooter is linked to a racist manifesto and symbols of the confederacy , the bill would place the flag in a museum the measure passed in the senate by a vote of thirty seven to three , one senator opposed to the bill tried to amend the law turning it into a referendum for the citizens of south carolina , that amendment was defeated , the bill now goes to the statehouse of representatives , republican governor nikki haley says she will sign it into law if it reaches her desk