Are American flags and standards on a pole a weapon at 1st amendment events?

0 to defend members where city ordinances prevent patriotism, 2/27/2017 – Houston, Texas – The National Association for Legal Gun Defense stands by its members to litigate on their behalf. Certain municipalities in America have codified that poles are weapons, even when a patriotic flag is attached to it, under their city ordinances.


“We are working to get these ordinances up-to-date and protect flags/standards at any rally or demonstration in America; especially, the American flag, state, and military service flags,” says Larry Keilberg, National Director, “Our military veterans do not like being asked by the police to put up their flags because they could be used as a weapon.”

“We recently discovered that one of our members was asked to remove his American flag from its standard in Houston while attending a rally and we don’t think this will pass muster in a U.S. Court of Law,” says Mr. Keilberg “We will litigate any infringements on civil rights and run this under our Victim’s Rights protections for our members.”

Many spontaneous protests have popped up across America and law enforcement has enforced banning items that could be considered a weapon. There are already current laws on the books that make certain weapons illegal with/without a license and the use of weapons illegally.

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