A former police officer in Roswell GA is suing the city for wrongful termination after being fired for flying a confederate flag in front of her home. Silvia Cotriss says the flag was flown in honor of her deceased husband. She had long flown a motorcycle-themed flag that included the image of the confederate flag. After switching to the full flag next to her parked police car, a member of the community complained to the police department. Cotriss was quickly suspended, then fired. She alleges that the firing violated her constitutional right to free speech as a private citizen.
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