Dispute Over 9/11 Commemorative Flag

Homeowners' association in Florida gives retired NY cop 10 days to remove flag.
1:42 | 11/21/11

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Even in the rain in the dark this American flag and this special flag flight proudly. Athletic means the world to me. And Richard Wentz is proud of what both means a retired New York City cop he helped victims of the 9/11 attacks -- Coral Springs home is a memorial to that harrowing day. I was -- -- the first tower collapsed. -- that collapsed and ran into the second tower cal one telephone people. So he was shocked when he was told by his homeowners association he has ten days to remove the commemorative flag. Listing the names of those who died on 9/11. Or else he'll face fines possibly legal action the letter from the fairways at heron -- association says the flag quote. Distracts from the aesthetic harmony there. It does not distract me at all neighbors we spoke with thinks the association is plain wrong. I'm honored to have a need for -- that. -- of sad to tragic event. Though the rules do state only one flag is allowed fury it. The problem is. -- flying two flags and until somebody changes that. There's problems. -- the ACLU of Florida is weighing in. Noting while condos and homeowners associations. Are private and can make whatever rules they want. The executive director says quote this is an absurd excessively and literal interpretation of the rule why anyone would want would force that is beyond me. It's about mundane -- is battling cancer he says from breathing toxic particles from the ground zero site this is now another fight he's battling. He wants to win. I don't -- think that went down.

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