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High School Bans Yearbook Picture of Student with American Flag Draped Over Her Shoulders

Lewis and Clark High School in Spokane, Washington, rejected a student’s yearbook picture because she posed with an American flag draped over her shoulders. A statement from the school claims the decision was not made against what the flag represents, but out of respect: “We respect our flag as much as any school in the area and were concerned that in the photo submitted it was being used as a prop in the photo and was not being afforded appropriate regard.”

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Middlebury College Students Tear Down American Flag in Bar

After being told to leave campus over the Wuhan coronavirus outbreak, students at Middlebury College were accused vandalizing a local bar. The bar’s owner claims that students ripped down an American flag from the bar’s storefront. There are widespread reports of vandalism on the campus, with one staff member commenting, “But why take it out on other people here? You’re part of a community.”


Video: Iran Protesters Refuse to Trample American and Israeli Flags

A video clip highlighted on Sunday by U.N. Watch, a non-governmental organization based in Switzerland, showed students at Iran’s Tehran University refusing to trample on American and Israeli flags as directed by agents of the Basij, a paramilitary force controlled by Iran’s Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC).