That though the Gadsden flag has been a part of American history since the Revolution, it has represented the feelings of the conservative Tea Party movement over the last few years.
The Gadsden flag displays a coiled snake on a yellow background with the phrase “Don’t tread on me,” and has been used by the Navy and Marine Corps since 1775.
The Thomas Moore Law Center has now gotten involved in the dispute and expects a reversal of the situation. http://www.thomasmore.org/
Veterans and Patriots: If you shop in New Rochelle, out of respect for those who have died under the Gadsden flag, you might want to tell the business owners why you are no longer doing so!