Flying or displaying the flag upside down is an acceptable method of displying the flag as a signal of dire distress and in instances of extreme danger to life or property. This is accoring to Title 36, U.S.C., Chapter 10, § 176.
DSIPLAYING THE FLAG UPSIDE DOWN
My question is do the police have the right to sieze this flag that is being flow as a protest? Is this supported by the 1st amendment or not? After all people are allowed to burn the flag? How many people flew an upside down flag to protest President Bush?
"It is pretty bad when I go and fight a tyrannical government somewhere else," Congine said, "and then I come home to find it right here at my front door."