Thin Blue Line flag matter arises in Palouse
June 18, 2020
PALOUSE – The Palouse City Council's policy and administration committee was set to meet Tuesday night after flags flown over the weekend capped days of discussion about whether one particular flag should have been.
The Palouse Lions Club has put up American flags and those of the five military branches and more, in recent years on Memorial Day, Flag Day and Veterans Day. In the past five years, they added the Thin Blue Line flag – which was created to honor fallen police – and has since been used in the Blue Lives Matter movement, as a counter to Black Lives Matter.
The city council...