Supreme Court Hears Oral Arguments in Christian Flag Case, Is Set to Rule on Line Between Private, Government Speech


supreme court worthy christian news

(Worthy News) – The is set to rule on a case that could result in wide-ranging implications on the issues of and .

Earlier today, the nation’s highest court heard oral arguments in Shurtleff v. City of Boston. The case was born when the city of Boston, Massachusetts, rejected Boston resident Hal Shurtleff’s application to fly a flag outside Boston City Hall because it is described as a “ flag.” Shurtleff is accusing the city of violating the First Amendment right of free speech.

In 2017, Shurtleff and his Christian civic organization, Camp Constitution, asked the city for a permit to raise the Christian flag in honor of Constitution Day and Citizenship Day (September 17). Between 2005-2017, Boston had permitted the raising of 284 flags by private organizations on a third flagpole outside of city hall. The previously permitted flags had all celebrated other countries, cultures, and causes. The Christian flag was reportedly the only flag the city rejected. [ Source: Christian Headlines (Read More…) ]

We're being CENSORED ... HELP get the WORD OUT! SHARE!!!
Fair Use Notice:This site contains copyrighted material the use of which has not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. We are making such material available in our efforts to advance understanding of environmental, political, human rights, economic, democracy, scientific, and social justice issues, etc. We believe this constitutes a 'fair use' of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the US Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the material on this site is distributed without profit to those who have expressed a prior interest in receiving the included information for research and educational purposes. For more information go to: http://www.law.cornell.edu/uscode/17/107.shtml. If you wish to use copyrighted material from this site for purposes of your own that go beyond 'fair use', you must obtain permission from the copyright owner.

Worthy Christian News