A St. Johns County, FL, homeowners association has told a woman she must take down a “Blue Lives Matter” flag that she flies in tribute to the law enforcement service of her father and other members of her family.
Jeff Gaddie told Action News Jax his daughter received a letter asking her to remove the flag, saying it doesn’t fit the rules and regulations of the homeowners association.
“She called to ask why,” Gaddie said. “They told her they had received a complaint that it was considered racist, offensive and anti-black lives matter.”
Gaddie wants neighbors to know the flag is nothing but a show of support. “We’ve got black officers, we’ve got Asian officers, we’re got every race,” Gaddie said. “I mean for them to say it’s racist, blue is not a race, it’s the furthest thing from it.”
The family is planning to appeal the decision.
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