Valdosta State Admins Side with Flag-Stompers Over Veteran. As They Should.

April 19, 2015

By Robby Soave at Reason Online

A veteran who interrupted a demonstration at Valdosta State University in Georgia was arrested and then released by campus police officers after she took an American flag away from protesters who were trampling it.

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Michelle Manhart, an Air Force veteran, said she was not planning to take the flag from the group, but she had heard about the group’s recent campus demonstrations and wanted to take action.

“I did not want anything like this, but I got a call from a student who told me that the flag was on the ground, and they were walking on it,” said Manhart. “I was just going over there to pick up the flag off the ground. I don’t know what their cause is, but I went to pick it up because it doesn’t deserve to be on the ground...

Schools: Valdosta State University