It says in my lease that I am not able to hang any sort of flag from my privacy fence only 4 apartments in the front have a privacy fence. We live in America, where American and would like to express my freedom of speech yet I can't fly an American flag from my privacy fence so therefore isn't it discrimination and a violation of free speech?
Discrimination? Yes. Illegal discrimination, no.
Violation of free speech? No, unless your apartment owner is the government.
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The First Amendment says in part: "Congress shall make no law . . . abridging the freedom of speech." This does not mean an apartment owner cannot have a rule that you are not allowed to hang anything from a fence. Nothing in your answer indicates discrimination, since it appears everyone with a privacy fence is treated the same. Only if you were treated differently than other tenants based on your membership in a protected class, such as your race, national origin, gender, etc., would there be any claim of illegal discrimination.
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