VIỆT NAM CỘNG HOÀ MUÔN NĂM
 
 
 

Hội Đồng Thành Phố Marina Long Trọng
Công Nhận Lá Quốc Kỳ Việt Nam Cộng Ḥa
là Lá Cờ của Cộng Đồng Người Việt.

(Ngày 11 Tháng 18 Năm 2003)
 
 
 

The City Council of the City of Marina, California 
recognized the Vietnamese Heritage and Freedom Flag 
as the symbol of the Vietnamese-American community.
 

http://www.ci.marina.ca.us/  

Marina Resolution Meeting Minutes 11-18-2003
 
 
 
 



 
 
 
 
 


 
 

 
RESOLUTION NO. 2003-185
 

A RESOLUTION OF THE CITY COUNCIL OF THE CITY OF MARINA
COUNTY OF MONTEREY, STATE OF CALIFORNIA, 
RECOGNIZING THE YELLOW FLAG WITH THREE RED STRIPES 
AS THE OFFICIAL FLAG OF THE VIETNAMESE-AMERICAN COMMUNITY
 
 
 
 







WHEREAS, the current government of Vietnam is a non-democratic, one-party system of government without rule of law that arbitrarily infringes upon the basic human and civil liberties of its citizens; and 

WHEREAS, Vietnamese-Americans were forced to flee Vietnam in fear of the government of Vietnam’s campaign of retribution and persecution after the fall of Saigon in 1975; and 

WHEREAS, the vast majority of Vietnamese-Americans embrace the yellow flag with three red stripes as the symbol of the Vietnamese-American community; and 

WHEREAS, the current government of Vietnam continues to harass, interrogate and arrest individuals advocating democracy; and 

WHEREAS, dating back to 1948, the yellow flag with three red stripes has a long history in Vietnam and is a broader symbol of resilience, freedom and democracy of and for the Vietnamese-American community; and 

WHEREAS, Vietnamese-Americans have shown their desire that the yellow flag with three red stripes be recognized as the official flag of the Vietnamese-American Community; and 

WHEREAS, the State of California is home to the largest Vietnamese-American population in the United States of America. 

NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED that the City of Marina formally recognizes the yellow flag with three red stripes as the official flag of the Vietnamese-American community, and that this flag may be displayed on any city-owned property, at any city-controlled or city-sponsored Vietnamese-American event, or any public function organized by the Vietnamese-American community, subject to the permit requirements of the City; and 

BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that the City of MARINA encourages county officials and state legislators to pass legislation recognizing the yellow flag with three red stripes as the official flag of the Vietnamese-American community. 
 

PASSED AND ADOPTED by the City Council of the City of Marina at a regular meeting duly held on November 18, 2003 by the following vote:
 

AYES, COUNCIL MEMBERS:  Delgado, Gray, McCall, Morrison and Mettee-McCutchon
NOES, COUNCIL MEMBERS:
ABSENT, COUNCIL MEMBERS:
 

___________________________________ 
Ila Mettee-McCutchon, Mayor 

ATTEST:

________________________________
Joy P. Junsay, City Clerk
 
 

 


 
 
 
 

 

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thông qua Nghị Quyết Vinh Danh Quốc Kỳ Việt Nam.

List of Cities and States with Resolutions and Proclamations
recognizing the Vietnamese Freedom and Heritage Flag:
 

http://quockyvietnam.tripod.com/
 


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