Man faces up to year in jail for torn and dirty American flag

Aug 20, 2013 Full story: The York Daily Record

A man who an Adams County prosecutor described as "basically homeless" faces up to a year in jail and a $2,500 fine for possessing a torn and dirty American flag.

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Pink Eye

Emmaus, PA

#1 Aug 22, 2013
This is a fine use of tax payers money. Jail the dirty flag guy but leave the real thugs run loose.

Nice......
Steve Gratman

Brooklyn, NY

#2 Aug 22, 2013
Pink Eye wrote:
This is a fine use of tax payers money. Jail the dirty flag guy but leave the real thugs run loose.
Nice......
They should jail the dirty Gettysburg Men, the ones who rape children and otherwise sexually abuse them. It's just sickening what goes on in Gettysburg.

“ROCK ON ROCKERS!!”

Since: Mar 11

Rockin' USA ;)

#3 Aug 22, 2013
YOU FREAKIN' GOT TO BE KIDDING ME!!!!

Maybe, the Flag had seen brighter days such as he..

Hmmmm..MAYBE instead of Jail...they could have set him up in an apt. And gave him a job...

What's THAT gonna go to his PRIDE??

JAIL is NOT the ANSWER!!!

A bit of human compassion.. is perhaps he WAS looking FOR..
Ann

Jarrettsville, MD

#4 Aug 23, 2013
Maybe he just could not afford a new flag. They could have just bought him a new flag and retired the old one. Much cheaper. I don't think he ment any harm.
Maybe they should be going after the "real" flag criminals. The ones flying them on those development windows.
It's just so sad, drugs coming and going up and down our streets and our money is spend prosecuting people flying flags.
The people know what's wrong with this country and our politians just don't get it. People, get a good nights sleep before you go to the voting booth next time.
Davenport

Brooklyn, NY

#5 Aug 23, 2013
Ann wrote:
Maybe he just could not afford a new flag. They could have just bought him a new flag and retired the old one. Much cheaper. I don't think he ment any harm.
Maybe they should be going after the "real" flag criminals. The ones flying them on those development windows.
It's just so sad, drugs coming and going up and down our streets and our money is spend prosecuting people flying flags.
The people know what's wrong with this country and our politians just don't get it. People, get a good nights sleep before you go to the voting booth next time.
Gettysburg is disgusting.

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