Verify: Are stores forced to sell other nations' flags for July 4th?

WUSA9 verified whether several stories are real or not. Adam Longo called it a salute to the ridiculous.

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) - QUESTION:

Is it true that party stores now have to include other nations’ flags in the 4th of July section because it isn’t inclusive enough?

ANSWER:

No, we can verify this is not true and originated from a satire news site.

SOURCE:

Huzlers

PROCESS:

The story “Court forces Hobby Lobby to only sell Mexico-themed decorations on 4th of July” originated on the website Huzlers, which calls itself trending “fauxtire.” Here’s the blurb from the site’s “About” section:

“Huzlers.com is the most notorious fauxtire & satire entertainment website in the world. If it's trending on social media you'll find it here!”

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