Re: Flag Ceremony
Stephen Hoar (shoar@INFINET.COM)
Mon, 16 Dec 1996 12:57:40 -0500
>Date: Mon, 16 Dec 1996 06:52:14 -0500
>To: Monte Kalisch <montek@MONTEKCS.COM>
>Subject: Re: Flag Ceremony
>At 09:57 PM 12/15/96 -0700, you wrote:
>>"(f) When flags of States, cities, or localities, or pennants of societies
>>are flown on the same halyard with the flag of the United States, the
>>latter should always be at the peak. When the flags are flown from adjacent
>>staffs, the flag of the United States should be hoisted first and lowered
>>last. No such flag or pennant may be placed above the flag of the United
>>States or to the United States flag's right."
>The position of the flag not only dictates a position of honor but it
>also defines a superior position. An interesting issue to consider
>is the location of flags within a church. Many a church displays the
>U.S. flag as well as the denominational flag i.e. Roman Catholic.
>What should be the posting of the flags in this situation. Should the
>national flag be posted in the superior position thereby implying that
>the church is in an inferior/subordinate position to the national flag?
>Steve in Newark
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