Patriotism and the US Flag

On this the most sacred of days in our Nation’s history, people from across the nation will undoubtedly take the time to show their patriotism by hanging the US flag at their celebrations, on their vehicles, and in myriad other ways. If you’re going to show the US flag then you’re obviously doing it with pride, but there should also be respect in the gesture. The US flag is considered a living thing, representative of our living nation, and there are a variety of rules you need to follow in order to show that proper respect. I won’t bore you with the entire Title 4, Section 1 of the US Code, but I’ll take a moment to clarify some of the rules so you can fly Old Glory both proudly and with the respect she deserves. Please be advised, these are NOT all the rules governing the US flag, only … Read the rest…