Wow! South Carolina High School Bans US Flag at Football Games — It’s Offensive

A South Carolina high school banned US flags at football games last week.
The principal of Travelers Rest High School said they were offensive.

Hunter Ballew was banned from the football game last week.
He posted about it on Facebook.

WNCN reported, via EAG News:

The principal of Travelers Rest High School released a statement Saturday afternoon after complaints on social media after a students were not allowed to bring American flags to a football game Friday night.

Saturday evening Greenville County Schools released a statement saying the district “encourages and supports the appropriate display of the United States Flag in accord with the United States Flag Code.”

The statement went on to say that the district, “[does] not condone the use of the Flag to shield unsportsmanlike or inappropriate conduct.”

Read the full statement below.

Several social media posts state that students were denied entry to the Travelers Rest/Berea football game because they were trying to bring Americans flags inside the stadium.

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