Tuesday, November 20, 2012
Photo: Flag Flown Upside-Down In Protest
Flag Code violations: “No disrespect should be shown to the flag of the United States of America….” 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). Note, however, that the improper use or display of the United States Flag in protest is a form of expression protected by the First Amendment of the United States Constitution. (See The Flag and the First Amendment.) Photo (C) 2012 by P. Bober.