Businessman Threatened with Jail Time for Flying American Flag

Albany Herald

By Todd Starnes, Fox News & Commentary

A Georgia man was slapped with a ticket and threatened with jail time after  he refused to remove an American flag that’s been flying outside his business  for more than thirty years.

An Albany code enforcement officer alleged that Tom Gieryic’s flag was in  violation of the city’s sign ordinance. The standard size American flag was  posted on a pole outside Gieryic’s automotive repair shop.

“It’s been there for 30 years,” Gieryic told Fox News. “She told me my flag  was in the city’s right of way.”

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