There is no law against flying our nation’s flag

There is no law against flying our nation’s flag

There is no law against flying our nation’s flag

First published in Letters

I find it beyond belief that Christopher Bishop has been told to remove his country’s flag.

Insensitive? To whom?

There is no law that I know of that does not allow the Union Flag to be flown. I’m not a loony or a nationalist but am very concerned that this land has lost its way.

If everybody had such pride it would be a better place.

Alan Patterson

Willow Avenue

Newcastle

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3:49pm Tue 2 Sep 14

Andrew:Oxford says...

Might as well get good use of it for the moment...

In 16 days the (current) Union Flag may well be obsolete.
Might as well get good use of it for the moment... In 16 days the (current) Union Flag may well be obsolete. Andrew:Oxford
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12:29am Wed 3 Sep 14

14jayeff says...

Try flying one of those gay rainbow ones the council love them and will leave you in peace
Try flying one of those gay rainbow ones the council love them and will leave you in peace 14jayeff
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10:17am Thu 4 Sep 14

yabbadabbadoo256 says...

14jayeff wrote:
Try flying one of those gay rainbow ones the council love them and will leave you in peace
Yep

Even better try walking down cornmarket street waving one, you wont get arrested or heckled at all!
[quote][p][bold]14jayeff[/bold] wrote: Try flying one of those gay rainbow ones the council love them and will leave you in peace[/p][/quote]Yep Even better try walking down cornmarket street waving one, you wont get arrested or heckled at all! yabbadabbadoo256
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