Skip to comments.Retired Police Officer Reportedly Told to Remove Flag Honoring Victims of 9/11
Posted on 11/22/2011 11:59:01 AM PST by lbryce
A retired New York City police officer living in Florida has been ordered to take down his flag commemorating September 11 by his homeowners association, WPLG reports.
Richard Wentz, who helped victims out of the World Trade Center on Sept. 11, 2001, has been told he has just days to take down his flag or face possible legal action.
"That flag means the world to me. Other than my children, that flag means the world to me," said Wentz.
A letter from the Fairways at Heron Bay association said the flag detracts from the aesthetic harmony of the surrounding properties. Wentz said he was confronted by Patricia Favata, president of the propertys board of directors, according to the station.
No one was at Favata's home when WPLG Local 10 tried to talk to her.
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Lady, can you do me a favor and go cackle at some family member.
FWIW, it's at best in extremely poor taste, at worst illegal for someone mark up an American Flag or an image of an American flag. The American flag is not something to be written or drawn on, or subject to artsy interpretations and alterations.
Doing so is a disfiguration - regardless of the cause or intentions behind the disfiguration.
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