I pledge allegiance to the flag,

But I’m just not sure which one…

The American flag represents the country and the values therein. To put another flag up with the American flag at a US Embassy, is to give the full weight of the country of America and all of its values. This says the additional flag is of the same value as our liberty. If you post another flag on the same pole or next to the American flag, you are saying, America, the country, and the American people stand for this.

In the past couple weeks we have seen PRIDE and BLM flags at United States embassies across the globe. In fact,  Sec of State Blinken in the Biden administration has given approval for PRIDE flags to be flown on the same flagpole as the American flag.

How are we supposed to handle this?

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Matt Odegaard @ChurchPublic.com

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