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Utahns Continue to Support Troops

Utahns Continue to Support Troops


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(KSL TV) Here in Utah, people continue to show their support for the war in Iraq. Last night a rally for the troops brought out hundreds of people, waving flags and wearing red, white and blue.

Colonial Flag in Sandy says that the so-called service flag has been flying off the shelves. The flag has been around since 1918 and is usually displayed by people who have relatives in the Armed Forces.

Paul Swenson/Colonial Flag & Specialty: "THE FEELING I GET WHEN PEOPLE WALK IN HERE IS THAT REGARDLESS OF THEIR OPINION OR PURSUASION OF THE WAR, OVERWHELMINGLY THEY SUPPORT THE TROOPS. AND THEY WANT TO SHOW THE SUPPORT TO THE TROOPS."

And a majority Utahns say that the war is justified even if no weapons of mass destruction are found.

An exclusive Eyewitness News poll of 500 Utahns by Survey USA shows that 64 percent say that even without a smoking gun, the war is still justified.

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