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A Gold Fringe Infringement on the American Flag?!

During our District Roundtable last month, one of the Staff members shared his perspective about gold fringe on the flag of the United States with a term I had never heard before: “Admiralty Law”.  He gave very stern instructions to remove any American flag from our units with this gold fringe, because of what he said it stands for (no nation, no constitution).  Huh?? …our Troop uses a flag like this!!  It was purchased long before I was ever asked to be the Scoutmaster.  The first time I saw it, I remember thinking how beautifully decorated this flag was – a … Continue reading

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