Residents of a Morgan Hill community that oozes patriotism were fuming after their neighborhood flag was stolen overnight.
About two dozen Tea Party activists showed up early carrying flags Monday morning to protest a recent federal court ruling in support of a school ban on wearing the American flag.
Unpleasant verbal exchanges and altercations marked the previous year’s Cinco de Mayo celebrations at Live Oak High School. So when students told administrators that trouble was a possibility because of the American flag attire, the students were ordered to turn their shirts inside out or go home.
American Canyon may have to spend as much as $7,000 to replace the roughly 1,000 ft. of copper wire snatched from Veterans Memorial Park sometime within the past week. A thief or thieves broke into a vault at the park, grabbing the pricey commodity.
The families several high school students who sued the Morgan Hill Unified School District for violating their free speech rights have lost their case.
A flag that was all but destroyed at Ground Zero during the 9/11 attack was on display at the Illinois veteran’s hospital shorten after news of the terror leader’s death was announced.