Do you honor the flag?

The other day when I was putting out our flag at the Northern Wyoming News, a gust of wind knocked the flag out of my hand.

I know etiquette says that the flag should not touch the ground, but it was not intentional. I gently picked it up and put the flag in the stand attached to our exterior wall. I mentioned to one of the employees that it hit the ground and how I thought flag etiquette meant it should be properly disposed of, but considering how many people treat the flag in the name of patriotism, I was not going to do that. (I was wrong, the flag code actually states that "The flag, when...


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