interesting Things You Aren't Supposed to Do with the American Flag

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American flag etiquette– turns out it's much more involved than you once thought! (Unless you were a boy scout, in which case you've probably spent a lot of time folding up the flag into triangles and you know how crazy it is.) That's right, there are American flag rules for days and they are all spelled out in the U.S. Flag Code: Chapter 1 of Title 4 of the United States Code. How quaint! These are all official federal laws– but since we have freedom of speech in the U.S. no one technically has to follow any of them. Yay!

Check out this list of American flag facts and flag protocol do's and don'ts and vote for the rules that seem the silliest to you!
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