Many Omaha, Nebraska, natives were outraged after a cell tower technician flew a version of the Civil War-era banner high above a local public school.
"This is not a racist white supremacist symbol, and I'm angry it’s portrayed that way," says Charlie Black, whose police officer father was killed in the line of duty.
A video of a Navy SEAL climbing a flagpole in order to fix a wayward American flag has gone viral. "I couldn’t go by this flag this morning and not give it everything I had," the Navy SEAL wrote on Facebook.
"I'm proud of my country. I'm proud of my president, I'm sick and tired of not being able to say that to anyone."
The 17-year-old said that the four-hour long process of mowing the American flag into a fallen soldier's lawn was a lot of work, "but it was worth it."
“Nine Line Apparel, along with relentlessly patriotic Americans everywhere, cannot believe the total ignorance and lack of understanding displayed by both Colin Kaepernick and Nike in relation to our country's Betsy Ross flag," the company said.
Former GOP lawmaker Bruce Poliquin is touting New Balance sneakers after Nike canceled its “Betsy Ross flag” line over reported objections from Colin Kaepernick.
Chatom Ford in Alabama will give anyone who purchases a vehicle a free bible, an American flag, and a 12-gauge shotgun.
“I was upset. It’s a right of freedom of expression," says Robin Chipman.
An Arkansas store owner decided to stop selling the Confederate flag because of the way it has been adopted by extremists as a part of hate speech.
"That flag means more to me than a lot of people realize," the Army sergeant told the news station. "That's the only reason I joined the Army; was to fight for my country because I love that flag and everything that flag stands for."
In 1999, the former combat medic was told his original flagpole, standing at 25-feet, was a visual nuisance, and inconsistent with the rules of his homeowner's association.