Banning The Patriotic Display of the American Flag, The New Norm? A Terrorist Act? Racist?

The Silent Soldier

Controversies over the American Flag. (Photo: Public Domain) Controversies over the American Flag. (Photo: Public Domain)

August 4, 2016

By Lorra B.

Over the last few years Americans seem to be receiving a clear message, flying Old Glory could not only be offensive to some people and therefore deemed inappropriate (or even racist) but punishable by law as well.

Most Americans remember a day when patriotically flying the American flag brought the US together with warm feelings for a nation loved. Today, however, Americans are forced to worry if their proud display of loyalty will either offend someone or land them in trouble with the law.

The latest of innumerable flag-flying controversies comes from Henderson, NV, when an Army veteran was told that the flag he had proudly been displaying at his apartment complex couldn’t be displayed the way it had been for the last 3 years.

“You may have seen Ken Jackson’s giant American flag…

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