Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Photo: Flag Displayed From Staff


Flag Code Violations:  "When the flag of the United States is displayed from a staff projecting horizontally or at an angle from the window sill, balcony, or front of a building, the union of the flag should be placed at the peak of the staff...."  Section 7(h).  "No disrespect should be shown to the flag of the United States of America; the flag should not be dipped to any person or thing."  Section 8.  "The flag should never be displayed with the union down, except as a signal of dire distress in instances of extreme danger to life or property.  Section 8(a).  "The flag should never touch anything beneath it, such as the ground, floor, water, or merchandise."  Section 8(b).  Photo by Hunter Simmons.

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