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She has been flying for American flags off of her apartment balcony for coming up -- forty years.
The dawn Paulus is now facing eviction after -- local housing authority authority suddenly decided.
That those flags right there.
Are a dangerous safety hazard for you kidding me on policy -- -- -- -- in the studio today good morning tea.
Blending OK so now this is that we talked a lot.
On the show about various homeowners associations this is not a homeowner's association this is the housing not housing you live in public housing yes.
In Phillips -- New Jersey yes near the Pennsylvania border right.
Okay -- you got he got alert from the office would they tell you.
They told me that.
I could not fly the American flag because someone else might fly the Nazi flag.
And they couldn't tell them to take it down and not tell me to take my American flagged down.
Really it but you you're not gonna back down you're not gonna take the flag down -- area now don't know not take it down at night I'll take it down when it rains.
But I feel that this is like constitutional right to fly the American flag yeah.
Is it true that you feel that there are other things that matter with the building and -- -- complex as well and once they tend to that maybe you'll think about taking -- -- correct.
We have things in our lease that states that you can't missing you can't -- but they do nothing about it.
Right but all of a sudden -- -- make in a big issue out of the American flag yeah.
Now are there other people who fly the American flag in your housing complex yes.
And are they gonna have to take there's well evidently they don't know they have them up because you can't see that side of the building.
But you've got yours right on the balcony where you can see it -- -- picture here's what the ticket director of your housing authority explain.
Regarding the flight ban quote it's not about patriotism or respect for the flag or veterans it's about -- enforcement.
And how we have to adhere to federal laws and safety rules.
If the screw -- -- cranked down tight enough the flag holder could fall down and hit somebody walking underneath.
Oh there is no plates underneath my balcony that anyone can walk.
Well maybe -- really big wind would blow it bluntly yes I half a block away and then Ellen that's possible.
Yeah so what it I know you do not have an attorney your -- -- yourself to the housing exactly.
And so you're you're you're just saying I'd like to keep the flag because I'm a patriotic American and as I -- hurt anybody.
Well I don't feel there could her and you want aren't.
-- -- we're gonna keep watching to see what happens at their Phillips -- -- OK very good I think you're not gonna come and ended and tell us your story and thank you aren't they human.
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