Is This Legal Under US Law?

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    I know that the US has this bizarre, seemingly one-sided financial arrangement with Israel, but is this act of solidarity actually legal? I mean, however well-intentioned, it does seem to be going a bit far.

    Oy Vey! Israeli Flag-Raising Above State Capitol - Hartford Courant
     
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    If the state legislature votes for it, I guess it is.
     
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    Forgive me if I'm wrong, JMadison, but I thought that apparatus of the state, and by extension that of the nation, was only allowed to bear the American flag. Not that of a foreign nation, however much they voted in its favour.

    I know that the following hypothetical parallel is a bit stretched, but does the precedent set by the State of Conneticut mean that the Union flag could be raised above the White House, if voted upon? I know that I'm being facetious, but it's not that far removed (however contentious) from what's being planned for the 24th of August.
     
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    As long as it is lower than the American flag it is legal
     
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    No more bizarre IMO than the screwy financial arrangement Brits have with those Royal Family morons. They get millions of pounds from the taxpayers each year, spend millions on royal weddings that more often that not in recent decades end in divorce. Guess you folks enjoy enabling the most dysfunctional family of your once great empire.
     
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    Why are you commenting on a culture you know nothing about? Stick to pretending you are a Brit and only comment on them.

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    The law does not say that flags of other nations cannot be displayed, just that the US flag gets prominence. By the way, the current US flag is the union flag. Untwist your panties, no one is breaking any law, and I am not offended.
     

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