Texas Town Rules to Ban American Flags Displayed at Grave Sites Year-Round
The city council in Mineral Wells, Texas is banning flags from being placed at grave sites 365 days throughout the year. The only times flags will be permitted in the cemetery are the two weeks before and after both Memorial Day and Veterans Day. With the 4th of July coming up, it’s not only a celebration of our nation’s independence but many honor the American troops who have served and are currently serving all around the world.
Additionally, stuffed animals and other items placed at graves can only be left for 21 days after your loved one is buried. On Fox and Friends this morning, the hosts pointed out that the idea is to keep the cemetery clean, but they argued
that the American flag at the sites of veterans should be allowed.
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What do you think of this flag ban? Is it clutter that should only be permitted a few times throughout the year, or should people be allowed to display the flag at their loved ones graves all year?