Veteran Plans Move After Community Tells Him He Can't Fly Two Flags
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Sun City-Peachtree, a retirement community in Griffin, Ga., has a strict one-flag per home policy, and it won't budge in the case of veteran Jim Lowe, who this week lost his campaign to fly both the Stars and Stripes and the Marine Corps colors outside his home.
MyFox Atlanta reported Monday that Lowe and his wife now plan to leave Sun City-Peachtree to protest its intolerance. Lowe's other options were to remove one of the flags, or face a fine of $25 a day or a possible lien on their home.
"When a bunch of arbitrary rules trump the Constitution, it is a sad date because indeed a piece of America is lost," Lowe said Monday, after the board of directors at Sun City-Peachtree handed down its final decision.
Lowe's fight prompted community officials to put the issue to a vote, asking residents if they supported an official change to restrictions on the number of flags they were allowed to fly. The board said most didn't care enough to change the policy, so Lowe was aske
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