Veteran Facing Prison For Displaying American Flag


(WND) A government watchdog in Washington is wondering whether President Trump’s new attorney general, Jeff Sessions, will continue to allow taxpayer money to be wasted on prosecution of a veteran for putting two small American flags on a fence at a Veterans Administration facility.

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The case brought by the Obama administration is over a pair of “four-by-six-inch American flags,” explains Judicial Watch.

They were placed on a fence that is part of the “Great Lawn Gate” marking the entrance to the Los Angeles National Veterans Park on Memorial Day in 2016.

“Will Jeff Sessions’ Department of Justice (DOJ) continue wasting taxpayer dollars to criminally prosecute a 74-year-old U.S. Army veteran for posting two American flags in a southern California Veterans Administration facility?” Judicial Watch asked Tuesday.

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  • jimdarnall

    I thought this was America, where I as a veteran, I am living. For God’s sake people we as soldiers have fought for this flag and what it represents. This charge is going against everything we stand for. This sounds more like an Islamic, communist, fascist nation than a freedom loving country as we are supposed to be. Bring back my America, please..