State lawmakers on Thursday demanded that a California man take down poster-size swastikas displayed in front of his house, calling the signs racist and vulgar but acknowledging the person had a right to free speech.
"It's time to remove this disgusting display of racism from our community," said state Sen. Marty Block, D-San Diego, chairman of the Legislative Jewish Caucus.
The symbols desecrate the memory of 6 million Jews who died in concentration camps, he said.
On the front door of the Sacramento house is a depiction of the American flag with a swastika replacing the stars next to the stripes. Two Israeli flags show swastikas in place of the...