Flag Ban On College Campus Was Foolish Idea

March 15, 2015

By Staff at The Grand Island Independent

The American flag means so much to so many. It’s a symbol of freedom that represents the freedom of speech, freedom of religion, freedom of the press, freedom to assemble, the right to bear arms and many other freedoms that Americans enjoy.

The flag also symbolizes what so many brave men and women have fought for over the centuries, with many giving their lives for their country and the cause of freedom.

 

That’s why it was troubling to so many when the news came that student government representatives at the University of California, Irvine voted to ban all flags, including the American one. The ban was a way to settle a student dispute. Some students had objected to the flag as a symbol of colonialism and imperialism...

Schools: University of California, Irvine