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MD county exec orders police to take down ‘thin blue line’ flag made, donated by young boy

A Montgomery County, Maryland executive ordered police to remove a wooden “thin blue line” flag donated by a grateful elementary student for National First Responders Day because he claims it’s “divisive.”

It’s a decision that not only disappointed local woodworker James Shelton and his young son Forest, but also enraged Gov. Larry Hogan and sparked a strong backlash from the law enforcement community.

“Thank you to resident James Shelton, who presented Montgomery County 5th District officers with a wooden American Flag that he had made in recognition of National First Responders Day,” the Montgomery County Department of Police posted to Twitter last week. “The flag will be displayed in the 5th District Station.”

Read the full story from The American Mirror

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