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.”
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
A man painted like an American flag was reported exposing himself to passing traffic near the Fruitridge Shopping Center around 6:30 p.m.
The families several high school students who sued the Morgan Hill Unified School District for violating their free speech rights have lost their case.
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.
Flag burnings are usually associated with anti-American protests, but the symbolic burning is actually being used to honor veterans this Memorial Day.