First responders deserve our utmost respect. By offering flags from the Capitol, the families of those who gave their lives to protect others will have a memento expressing the attention and respect of one of the most powerful bodies in the country.
First responders deserve our utmost respect. There are thousands of things we can do to show them that they have it: increasing pay, or ensuring that their families are financially secure. Sending their families a flag when they die is well-intentioned, but not helpful.