Flag Fight: Asheville couple arrested for flag-desecration, allege attack by deputy

Jonathan Welch
Mountain Xpress | August 1, 2007
The July 25 arrest of an Asheville couple for desecrating the flag has sparked a storm of controversy, including doubts about the constitutionality of the rarely enforced state statute.

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