Assemblyman Dov Hikind (D-Brooklyn) condemned a plan to burn an American flag at Brooklyn’s Fort Greene Park by a group calling itself “Disarm NYPD.”
“This is just a sick effort to get negative attention,” said Assemblyman Hikind. “Even the name of this group is disgusting. The last thing that we need in the Borough of Brooklyn, or for that matter the City of New York, are people purposely undermining the police.”
The group announced that it planned to burn both the Confederate Flag and the American Flag near the park’s Prison Ship Martyrs Monument off Myrtle Ave. and Washington St. at 7:30 p.m.
“These people should be ashamed of themselves,” said Hikind. “And if they’re not, the rest of us are certainly ashamed of them.”
(YWN Desk – NYC)