We need you to answer this question!
If you know the answer to this question, please register to join our limited beta program and start the conversation right now!
Asked in Flag of the United States
Are you supposed to keep the American flag out of the rain?
Not unless it is an all-weather flag. Title 4 of the United States Code, Section 6(c) states: "The flag should not be displayed on days when the weather is inclement, except when an all-weather flag is displayed. ...
Asked in History, Politics & Society, Funerals, Flags
What is the proper way to drape the flag over a casket?
The Flag Code is a Federal Law and it is outlined in Title 4 of the United States Federal Code. The code entails how the flag should be draped over a casket in case of a funeral. ...
Why is the title 42 peace flag flown on the outside of the courthouse in the US while in the courtroom the war flag with the gold fringe is flown?
The Flag everyone fly's now days IS NOT the peace Flag period. It is called the Title 4 Battle Flag. The American Civil Flag has vertical Stripes and can be seen on JFK's grave to this day. Flying the Flag most know as old Glory is a big mistake, it gives the Federal Gov Jurisdiction over your home and you period. The Civil Flag is what people need to get back too. Where did the poster of this question learn that...
Asked in History of the United States, Flags
What month was the us flag adopted in?
1947 * Flag adopted 14 June 1777 * Two stars and two stripes added to flag in 1795 * Five stars added and number of stripes returned to 13 - 4 July 1818 * One star added to flag 4 July 1819 * Two stars added to flag 4 July 1820 * One star added to flag 4 July 1822 * One star added to flag 4 July 1836 * One star added to flag 4 July 1836 * One...
Asked in Flags, Flag of the United States
How do you disgard a worn American Flag?
The only definitive answer is found in the US Flag Code. TITLE 4 > CHAPTER 1 > Sec. 8(k). It states: "The flag, when it is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem for display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by burning" ...
Asked in History of the United States, Flags, US Navy History and Traditions, Flag of the United States
What are the height and width requirements for the US flag?
According to U.S. Code, the laws of the United States, Title 4, Chapter 1, Section 1: ...
Asked in Flag of the United States
Does the American flag need to have a light on it at night?
Yes. According to the US Flag Code, Section 6(a), Chapter 1, Title 4, United States Code states that the flag may be displayed 24 hours a day if properly illuminated during the hours of darkness. ...
Asked in Politics and Government
Why do you place your right hand over your heart when you say the pledge of allegianceLA?
Title 4, Chapter 1 of the U.S. Code (a.k.a. the Flag Code) requires it.
Asked in Federal Laws, US Government, Flags
Can the US flag be displayed at night?
Yes it can as long as it is illuminated. Contrary to most beliefs, the flag can even be displayed in the rain or other inclement weather as long as the flag is made of a weatherproof material. These and other rules are set forth in Title 4 United States Code Chapter 1 to 5. ...
Is it ever appropriate to fly the flag upside down?
Section 8a of the United States Code Title 4 Chapter 1 (otherwise known as the "Flag Code") reads: "The flag should never be displayed with the union down, except as a signal of dire distress in instances of extreme danger to life or property." ...
May military veterans salute the flag?
Saluting a flag shows respect to the what the flag represents. Normally, only those in uniform are authorized to salute the flag. Active duty military are required to salute the U.S. flag when appropriate. It is even common to salute a foreign flag when participating in a ceremony. Military, Police, Fireman and various Scouting organizations fit in that category. All others are to place the right hand over their heart during playing of the National Anthem. The National Defense Authorization Act for Fiscal...