Landlord Tells Business Owner To Take Down American Flags

In Houston, Texas, a small business owner is battling to keep the American flags that she's flown outside of her business for nearly ten years. Bobette Gonzalez says that she flies the American flag because she comes from a military family and wishes to honor the troops that fight over seas. Earlier this summer she was contacted via email by the real estate company that owns the property and they requested that she remove the flags. Gonzalez says that she continued to fly the flags, and when she refused to remove them the real estate company sent someone to remove the flags without her knowledge.

Fellow business owners around Gonzalez's business have shown support for her and the current debate is who really owns the grassy area that the flags were placed in.

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POSTED October 07 2013 2:39 PM

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