Residents Threatened With Fines for 'God Bless America' Lawn Signs
Residents in Bartow, Florida, are outraged after the city threatened at least $25-a-day fines over "God Bless America" signs on their lawns.
Two Years Later: Are Police Any Closer to Finding Baby Lisa?
According to Fox affiliate WTVT-TV and reported on Fox & Friends this morning, the signs were handed out by a local church after a Fourth of July sermon. Now, the town says it's time for residents to take the signs down.
The city ordinance allows temporary signs around relevant holidays, but the locals argue that being patriotic shouldn't just be limited to July 4th. Furthermore, the signs are on private property.
"Being a veteran, I felt like I was just kicked in the gut. I couldn't believe it, that I couldn't display my love for my nation by putting a sign up that says "God Bless America," said resident, Marcus Seger.
Mom's Lawsuit: 'Employer Said I Could Pose for Playboy, Then Fired Me'
Don't want to keep checking back here for the latest from Fox News? That's cool. We'll come to you ...
Connect with Fox News
Get More Fox!
They're outspoken, out of the box, outrageous and outstandingly smart! And he is outnumbered. Don't miss the premiere of a new panel show on Fox News Channel, bringing you a refreshing new twist on news. Check out all the details on "Outnumbered," debuting Monday, April 28 at noon ET!
Fox News Channel presents an exciting new feature series, My America with Elisabeth Hasselbeck. From the quirky to the inspirational, "My America" will reveal who we are as a nation – driven, passionate and uniquely American. Check out the latest installment: an inside look at Mutton Bustin!
GretaWire.com is the official blog of Greta Van Susteren. Get Greta’s breaking news alerts, pictures, videos, polls, and behind-the-scenes exclusives. Plus, speak out on open threads, as well as the live chat page. Connect to the GretaWire community ... and to Greta herself!