Judges suggest that Boston should have flown the “Christian flag”

Washington (AP) — On Tuesday, Supreme Court judges seemed undoubtedly wrong in refusing to raise a flag called the Christian flag outside the city hall.

The discussions in the High Court seemed to unite the left and right judges in favor. Harold Shootref, A conservative activist. Shurtleff wanted to fly a white banner with a red cross on a blue background in the upper left corner, called the Christian flag.

Outside the city hall, there are three flagpoles that carry the flags of the United States, Massachusetts, and Boston. Occasionally, the city will drop its own pennant and temporarily raise another flag.

Boston approved 284 consecutive applications, most of which contained flags of other countries, but city officials rejected Shurtleff and his camp constitution because they said they wanted to raise the Christian flag. Did.

Judge Samuel Alito said the flags of China and Cuba were flying outside the city hall. Boston’s representative Douglas Hallward Dori Meyer said these are part of a policy that recognizes the heritage of Boston’s inhabitants and do not support these regimes.

Judge Elena Kagan was one of several judges who suggested that the decision to deny Schultrev’s request was a simple mistake. “Why couldn’t people correct this mistake?” Cagan asked.

The case depends on whether it is the government’s act to raise the flag. In that case, Boston can do whatever it wants, or a private party like Shurtleff.

If the flagpole is like a designated freedom of speech or protest area outside Boston’s City Hall or other government buildings across the country, Hallward-Driemeier ignores some views and others. I admitted that admitting opinion is equivalent to discrimination.

The Biden administration and the American Civil Liberties Union are one of the various political parties on the Schultref side.

Boston has indicated that it will change its policy if it loses a proceeding to gain more control over what the flag can fly.

Former organizer of the John Birch Society, Schultrev, used the Camp Constitution website to riot on January 6 at the U.S. Capitol as a result of the 2020 elections with President Joe Biden. There is a strange companion aspect to this case in that it raises questions about the effectiveness of the COVID-19 vaccine in the office, and even the person behind the September 11 attack.

None of them came to my mind during the discussion.

The 20-1800 Schultleff v Boston decision is expected by the end of spring.