Man Fired for Wearing American Flag Pin to Work

After two years of wearing an American flag pin on his jacket lapel, the front desk supervisor at a downtown hotel in St. Augustine, Florida was told to “remove it or go home.” He chose to go home, and now he has been fired for his actions. It’s one thing for a hotel or any company to have appearance guidelines, and it’s quite another to suppress a modest show of patriotism. We should be promoting patriotism… not punishing it.

His name is Sean May and he is at the heart of a brewing story between his supporters and the Casa Monica Hotel management and ownership. Here’s the story:

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