Leslie Stair
Leslie Stair

Ummm...I'm pretty sure this is already a law people. Am I mistaken? President Bush on Monday signed into law a bill barring condominium and homeowners associations from adopting or enforcing any policy that would restrict or prevent a resident member from displaying the U.S. flag on their personally owned property. The Freedom to Display the American Flag Act of 2005 (H.R. 42), sponsored by Rep. Roscoe Bartlett (R-Maryland, 6th), passed unanimously in both the House and Senate.

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Ummm...I'm pretty sure this is already a law people. Am I mistaken? President Bush on Monday signed into law a bill barring condominium and homeowners associations from adopting or enforcing any policy that would restrict or prevent a resident member from displaying the U.S. flag on their personally owned property. The Freedom to Display the American Flag Act of 2005 (H.R. 42), sponsored by Rep. Roscoe Bartlett (R-Maryland, 6th), passed unanimously in both the House and Senate.

Subject to the restrictions for proper display of the flag imposed by the U.S. Flag Code, the Freedom to Display the American Flag Act of 2005 states:

"A condominium association, cooperative association, or residential real estate management association may not adopt or enforce any policy, or enter into any agreement, that would restrict or prevent a member of the association from displaying the flag of the United States on residential property within the association with respect to which such member has a separate ownership interest or a right to exclusive possession or use."

Eric Richards
Eric Richards
  • Leslie Stair

Its a slippery slope- he flies his American flag, then I fly my Black Flag- and, before you know it everyone's waving Freak Flags. It happens every day in America......

Lance Holland
Lance Holland

We already have this right under the 1st. It is already be illegal to stop a citizen on his/her private property from doing so. I bet they would'nt prevent a Muslim from flying the nonexistant Palestine flag. If you sighned your rights away just to be part of an HOA.....you need your head examined!

Thomas Verzwyvelt
Thomas Verzwyvelt
  • Lance Holland

If we already have this right then it needs to be enforced. Yes, I agree with you that they would allow the Palestinian to fly his flag.

Felix Crespo
Felix Crespo

As a naturalized American, I was ready to die back in 03, 07, and I am ready to die today for the American Flag. Let no one stand in the way of raising the flag.

Jeremy Sparks
Jeremy Sparks

As a veteran I wore are flag every day on my shoulder for 7 years. And while deployed it was one of the things that made me some how feel safe. like it was my sheild. What has happened to are country when some one can tell us to take down are Flag! I strongly agree with James touch my flag and I'll break your neck!

Christina Rodriguez
Christina Rodriguez
  • Jeremy Sparks

u tell em jdizzle

Dennis Nielsen
Dennis Nielsen

I will keep my flag flying as long as I see fit. If anyone has a problem with it they can leave this country and protest what ever they want where ever they want. I did not searve in the U.S. Army for some nitwit to tell me I cannot. If someone does not like it here, leave as fast as you can.

Vicci Leopard Crecelius
Vicci Leopard Crecelius
  • Dennis Nielsen

Thanks Dennis...My Signature Has Just Been Added. "FLY OUR USA FLAG WITH PRIDE AND GLORY" ...

Sharon Grooms
Sharon Grooms

I'm sorry and I know I'm going to make a lot of people upset. When people buy property that is in a community with a Homeowners Association please read your rules and bylaws. Most of these places do have rules. If it states you cannot fly any kind of flag don't buy there. There are plenty of other places you could buy. It's called freedom of choice. It amazes me how so many people by into these communities without understanding their rules when a lot of heartache could have been prevented buy reading the contract.

Mickie Posey Berg
Mickie Posey Berg
  • Sharon Grooms

this is america we should be abie to have are fiag every where no matter what

Celeste Everett
Celeste Everett

I fly an American Flag everyday and NO ONE is going to tell me I can't. This is America.

Peter Eric Clausen
Peter Eric Clausen

Want to cause a stir? Hang it upside-down...for we are IN DISTRESS!

Peter Eric Clausen
Peter Eric Clausen
  • Peter Eric Clausen

Give USofA a break???!!!

Rafael Cepeda
Rafael Cepeda

I don't know what the hell is going in this country that we can't fly our flag, kids are getting in trouble for wearing patriotic clothing to school, prayer ha been taken out if schools, God is being taken out of our courts and off of our currency....we better start fighting be before these liberal bastards in Washington turn this country into a communist nation!!

Ricky Lee Vega Sr.
Ricky Lee Vega Sr.

America's problem is with American Companies and Laws that allow Foreign Nationals to swallow up and develope realestate on American Soil. Try purchasing property in another country and see if it as easy to do as it is here in America. I served my country in two branches of the military, and even back in the 70's we felt that America would fall without a shot being fired. I say fly the flag and deport the complainers.

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