Hundreds of people have called for the resignation of Michigan Senator Dale Zorn for allegedly wearing a face mask that resembled a confederate flag. As of today, more than 700 people have weighed in on asking for the Republican senator to resign.

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Zorn has maintained that the pattern of the face mask is not a confederate flag, but similar to the state flags of Kentucky and Tennessee.

“I told my wife it probably will raise some eyebrows, but it was not a Confederate flag,” Zorn told WLNS.

But Zorn has acknowledged that the face-covering bears resemblance to the confederate flag and has apologized via Twitter.

Still, other lawmakers say the apology isn't enough.

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