'Don't Tread on Me' License Plates Catching On in U.S.

By Staff | December 1, 2010 | 11:07 AM EST

(CNSNews.com) - At least three states -- Virginia, Nevada and Texas -- are weighing or have already approved proposals to make "Don't Tread on Me" specialty license plates available to residents, Fox News reported.

The Gadsden Flag and its motto has recently been adopted by some Tea Party groups as a message against big government.

Critics say the flag's "Don't Tread on Me" message is political in nature, and has no place on any government-issued license plate.

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