Residents of a public housing complex in Wrentham were understandably outraged this week when the city’s housing department informed them via flier that they were no longer allowed to display the American flag in common areas, like the facades of their own apartments. Fortunately, the state’s Department of Housing and Community Development quickly stepped in to clarify that the flier was in error. Rules that outlaw the Stars and Stripes shouldn’t exist anywhere, especially at publicly-owned housing complexes.
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