An American veteran says vandals have come to his home three times and destroyed the American flag on his front lawn.
He caught them on tape:
Here is news coverage:
What is remarkable is that the Veteran doesn’t want to press charges. He doesn’t want them to have a criminal record. What he says, instead, is that he wants the teens to come forward and man up to what they have done.
October 22, 2013.
“A lot of men and women gave their lives for this flag,” he said sternly, adding that, “as an American, and as a veteran, I was offended by that.”
“Not only did they tear it down. But, one of the gentleman stomped up and down on the flag,” Lorance said. “I thought, ‘this is unacceptable! Where are the parents?’”
“These kids need to step up, say ‘I did this.’ I’ll shake their hands and say ‘thank you for standing up and being a man, let’s take care of it.’”