FLORIDA – Fort Lauderdale man says condo association cited him for flying American flag
|Article and Video Courtesy of LOCAL 10 NEWS |
By Terrell Forney
Published April 22, 2019
FORT LAUDERDALE – Old Glory flies high around the Bay Colony Club Condos in Fort Lauderdale. But for residents who display a flag on their own property, the move could cause a big problem.
|Louis Lauer, a longtime condo owner there, has been hit with at least four citations and warnings just within the past month. |
“I’ve had this flag up for the last three and a half years,” he said.
Lauer’s American flag flies right over his enclosed patio. But the condo association has since tweaked its rules on where the personal U.S. flags should be placed.
“It’s very unfair, especially (because) there’s a lot of military and ex-military and disabled veterans that live in this complex, and they should be able to fly their flag when they want to and be proud of it,” Lauer said. Read more: