Letter: American flag deserves more respect

Posted 10/16/20

To the editor:

I feel that the American flag more than deserves the respect of flying on its own flag pole.

The cost of a flag pole for whatever other flag we wish to fly is well worth it. That …

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Letter: American flag deserves more respect

Posted

To the editor:

I feel that the American flag more than deserves the respect of flying on its own flag pole.

The cost of a flag pole for whatever other flag we wish to fly is well worth it. That would not only proudly give our United States flag its due respect. It would also draw more attention to a flag making a respectful statement and would not appear to be divisive.

Barbara Anne Flanders

Barrington

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