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Flag-Flying Marin Residents Attacked By Anonymous Letter Writer For ‘Confused’ Patriotism

The Marin Independent Journal reports that a number of people received poorly-written photocopied letters addressed to “resident” that assumed the homeowners were Conservative and did not support the “black president.” The letter claims that flying the flag makes people no more patriotic than anyone else and is appears to be a “moronic statement” which is “not cute.”

08/15/2014

Tea Party protesters gather outside Live Oak High School in Morgan Hill. (CBS)

Flag-Waving Tea Party Activists Protest Outside South Bay School

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.

05/05/2014

A fence constructed outside Live Oak High School in Morgan Hill. (CBS)

Morgan Hill School Erects Fence To Block Flag Protesters On Cinco de Mayo

A Morgan Hill high school has constructed a fence to block protesters from disrupting classes on Cinco de Mayo, after plans were announced by a Tea Party group to protest the school’s 2010 decision to send students home for wearing the American flag on the Spanish holiday.

05/04/2014

A student wears one of the shirts disallowed at Live Oak High School (CBS)

Tea Party Patriots Plan Cinco De Mayo Protest Of American Flag Shirt Ban At Morgan Hill School

There is concern over a scheduled U.S. flag rally organized by a patriot group this Monday on Cinco De Mayo in front of Live Oak High School—the same school that caught national media attention in 2010 when some students were sent to home for wearing t-shirts depicting the flag.

05/02/2014

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American Flags Made In China Now Banned In U.S. Military

Soldiers carry them into battle, fly them high over foreign bases, and triumphantly carry them in processions, but those stars and stripes, until now, have often been made in China.

02/19/2014

Rene Dominguez kisses the American flag in front of the Pinole home of Filip Bednarz. (CBS)

Mystery Man’s Act Of Patriotism Stuns Pinole Man

A quiet but powerful act of respect for the flag caught an East Bay man by surprise when he went to review surveillance footage taken in front of his home.

10/03/2012

Eric Anichini was arrested in Sacramento for indecent exposure. (Sacramento Police)

Sacramento Police Arrest Flag Painted Man For Exposing Genitals

A man painted like an American flag was reported exposing himself to passing traffic near the Fruitridge Shopping Center around 6:30 p.m.

05/11/2012

A student wears one of the shirts disallowed at Live Oak High School (CBS)

Morgan Hill Students Lose Lawsuit Over Right To Wear Flag

The families several high school students who sued the Morgan Hill Unified School District for violating their free speech rights have lost their case.

11/11/2011

A rainbow flag raises above Castro District in San Francisco (Hector Mata/AFP/Getty Images)

Battle Brewing Over Control Of SF Castro District Pride Flag

The iconic rainbow flag that flies over the Castro in San Francisco was the topic of Thursday’s Castro/Upper Market Community Benefit District meeting as the board decides whether to ask the Department of Public Works to convene a meeting on the flag.

CBS San Francisco–06/09/2011

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Old Glory Gets A Proper Retirement At Bay Area Mortuaries

Flag burnings are usually associated with anti-American protests, but the symbolic burning is actually being used to honor veterans this Memorial Day.

CONNECT WITH KCBS–05/30/2011

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