Can you fly a state flag in a different state?

Can you fly a state flag in a different state?

All state flags may fly at the same height as the U.S. flag. The U.S. flag must be on its right (the viewer’s left), however. Texas’s laws are consistent with those of the other states.

What order should state flags be displayed?

Normally, state flags are displayed in order of admittance of the State to the Union. However, they may also be displayed in alphabetical order using the English alphabet. Territorial flags are displayed after the State flags either in the order they were recognized by the United States or alphabetically.

Under what conditions should the flag not be displayed?

The flag should never be displayed with the union down, except as a signal of dire distress in instances of extreme danger to life or property. The flag should never touch anything beneath it, such as the ground, the floor, water, or merchandise.

Where do you usually see the flag?

Inside. When on a speaker’s podium, the flag should be either above and behind the speaker, or to the speaker’s right as he faces the audience. When displayed either horizontally or vertically against a wall, the union (blue field) should be uppermost and to the flag’s right, that is, the observer’s left.

What is the only flag that can be flown above the U.S. flag?

No. The Flag Code said no other flag or pennant should be placed above or, if on the same level, to the right of the U.S. flag, except during church services conducted by naval chaplains at sea, when the church pennant may be flown above the flag during church services for the personnel of the Navy.

What are some rules for displaying an U.S. flag?

13 Rules for Displaying the American Flag You can fly the flag upside down. A protester marches with an upside-down American flag. No flag can hold prominence over the American flag-though there are two exceptions. iStock/cbarnesphotography For Americans, Old Glory is tops when it comes to the flag-flying game. You can fly multiple country flags, but Old Glory gets dibs.

How do you properly display a flag?

Displaying the Flag Correctly. Hang the flag with the union at the top to the observer’s left. Whether you hang the flag vertically or horizontally, the union, or field of blue with white stars, should be at the top left side. The flag’s own right, or the observer’s left, is considered the position of prominence.

What is the proper way to display a flag?

Wall Display. According to the U.S. Flag Code, the proper way to hang a U.S. flag from a wall is to always keep the union on the observer’s left. For example, when the flag is displayed horizontally, the stars will be in the uppermost left corner.

What are the rules for saluting an US flag?

SALUTING THE AMERICAN FLAG. In saluting the flag those present in uniform should render the military salute. When not in uniform, men should remove the hat with the right hand and hold it at the left shoulder, the hand being over the heart. Women, and men without hats, should place the right hand over the heart.