College of the Holy Cross: Abridgement of Freedom to Display Patriotic Symbols


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The chair of the Department of Sociology at the College of the Holy Cross forced a secretary to remove an American flag that hung in the office in memory of a friend who fought and died on the hijacked United Airlines Flight 93 over Pennsylvania. When the secretary refused, it was removed by the chair himself. After critical media coverage, the College apologized, but the office remains without the flag.