News / Utah / 

Dispute Over Whether Draper Man Can Fly the American Flag Outside His Home

Dispute Over Whether Draper Man Can Fly the American Flag Outside His Home



Estimated read time: Less than a minute

This archived news story is available only for your personal, non-commercial use. Information in the story may be outdated or superseded by additional information. Reading or replaying the story in its archived form does not constitute a republication of the story.

Andrew Adams, KSL NewsradioAn Air Force vet is in a dog fight in his own neighborhood over hanging the American flag outside his Draper town home. "Basically they're just trying to strong-arm me."

Kevin Capito says he's frustrated after calls, e-mails, and even legal threats to take down his flag. "That was more than insinuated. He said that would be the next step, is that they would take it down. They would pay somebody to take it down, and they would put a lien against the house."

The village town homes' Homeowners Association and management company contend it's against the rules since they own the exteriors of these town homes, and Capito never asked for permission.

Capito says he's backed by federal law, which miffed him more when he says he heard from a management company worker, "If the American flag is allowed, the swastika will have to be, too."

Related links

Most recent Utah stories

Related topics

Utah

SIGN UP FOR THE KSL.COM NEWSLETTER

Catch up on the top news and features from KSL.com, sent weekly.
By subscribing, you acknowledge and agree to KSL.com's Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

KSL Weather Forecast