Personal Liberty Digest™ will be upgraded this weekend to reflect a dynamic new look and mobile-friendly viewing to enhance your experience! Plus, we'll be providing even more of the compelling content you've come to expect, delivered in a whole new way!

  Comments Subscribe to Personal Liberty News Feed Subscribe to Personal Liberty
 

Vet Takes Down Burger King’s U.S. Flag

SANDUSKY, Ohio, Sept. 6 (UPI) — A Burger King official says a tattered U.S. flag outside one of the fast-food chain’s Ohio restaurants will be replaced after an angry Vietnam veteran took it.

John Henderson, 63, said he was so upset by the deteriorated condition of the huge flag at the Burger King in Erie County’s Perkins Township that he was unable to finish his burger and instead went outside, brought the flag down and took it to a local Veterans of Foreign Wars hall for retirement, WJW-TV, Cleveland, reported Monday.

“So I took it in my own hands,” Henderson said. “Whether it be right or wrong, I have a deep feeling for this country and all the people who died for it.”

Henderson said a Burger King employee reclaimed the flag from the VFW hall and mentioned the possibility of filing charges.

However, Elizabeth Hanson, a training supervisor with Burger King, arranged to meet with Henderson face-to-face Sunday and promised him the flag would be replaced.

Hanson said several of the Burger King location’s former employees had served in the military and one had died in uniform.

Hanson said Henderson will be invited to the flag-raising ceremony once a new flag is procured for the eatery.

UPI - United Press International, Inc.

Since 1907, United Press International (UPI) has been a leading provider of critical information to media outlets, businesses, governments and researchers worldwide.

Facebook Conversations

Join the Discussion:
View Comments to “Vet Takes Down Burger King’s U.S. Flag”

Comment Policy: We encourage an open discussion with a wide range of viewpoints, even extreme ones, but we will not tolerate racism, profanity or slanderous comments toward the author(s) or comment participants. Make your case passionately, but civilly. Please don't stoop to name calling. We use filters for spam protection. If your comment does not appear, it is likely because it violates the above policy or contains links or language typical of spam. We reserve the right to remove comments at our discretion.

Is there news related to personal liberty happening in your area? Contact us at newstips@personalliberty.com

Bottom
close[X]

Sign Up For Personal Liberty Digest™!

PL Badge

Welcome to PersonalLiberty.com,
America's #1 Source for Libertarian News!

To join our group of freedom-loving individuals and to get alerts as well as late-breaking conservative news from Personal Liberty Digest™...

Privacy PolicyYou can opt out at any time. We protect your information like a mother hen. We will not sell or rent your email address to anyone for any reason.