New Jersey Politics

John Roth, the mayor of Mahwah, New Jersey, faces a federal complaint from his predecessor, William Laforet, over a summons Laforet received for hanging an American flag from his business. Alleging political retribution, Laforet says there is no ordinance against hanging flags on property, and no other summons for flag diplays have been issued in the entire township.

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Original Flag Burner Sues Over Failed Reboot at GOP Convention

A San Francisco man whose right to burn the flag was enshrined into U.S. law sued Cleveland and conspiracy theorist radio host Alex Jones, claiming the city suppressed a flag-burning protest at last year’s GOP convention and Jones’ InfoWars reporters gave false reports to bolster assault charges.

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