Is Texas the only state that can fly its flag?

Is Texas the only state that can fly its flag?

Is Texas the only state that can fly its flag?

As the oft-repeated story goes, because Texas was once an independent nation, it is the only state that can fly its flag at the same height as the U.S. flag. No flag may fly above the U.S. flag, but according to those guidelines all state flags may fly at the same height.

How do you order a flag that was flown over the Capitol?

It’s a straightforward system: you contact the office of your Representative or Senators, select the flag size you’d like, and wait for one to be flown and mailed back to you.

How do you get a flag that has been flown over the White House?

You must write your U.S. senators or representatives to request the flag. It is possible for anyone to have a flag flown over the U.S. Capitol to honor a person, organization or event. Hundreds of flags are flown over the Capitol building each day in order to accommodate all the requests for these flags.

What does it mean to have a flag flown over the Capitol?

A United States flag can be flown over the United States Capitol in honor or memory of a person or special occasion. All flags flown over the Capitol are accompanied by a certificate of authenticity. Flags may be flown for a particular person, event, or organization, and may be flown on a specific date.

Can you fly a Mexican flag in the US?

Right after the immigration raids on the local McDonald’s, dozens of you emailed our newsroom after seeing a picture of a Mexican flag flying above the American flag at a business near Fourth and Sutro. Turns out there is no law or penalty concerning civilians and how we handle the American flag.

What flags are flown at the Capitol?

The Architect of the Capitol fulfills all flag requests from members of the United States Senate and the House of Representatives. Flags are flown daily year-round, weather permitting, excluding Thanksgiving Day, Christmas Day and New Year’s Day. There are special flag poles where all flags are flown.

How long does it take to get a flag flown over the Capitol?

It often takes up to two weeks for mail to be processed through the U.S. Capitol. Additionally, please note that flags may take up to 4 weeks to ship after they are flown over the U.S. Capitol. Requests without a specific date(s) to have a flag flown may take up to six weeks to process and ship.