Trump flag dispute may be free speech case
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As a Rochester Housing Authority resident fights for permission to fly her Trump campaign flag outside her unit, area lawyers and free speech experts say she could potentially have grounds for a First Amendment case.

An RHA property manager took down Wellsweep Acres resident Kay Keenan’s Trump flag Monday following neighbor complaints. RHA officials say they have the discretion to do so because a clause in her lease prohibits flags and other decor from being displayed on the exterior of the public housing authority’s properties without written consent.

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