The incident isn't the first time LGBTQ+ flags have been targeted in the area.
The Department of Justice will no longer back Connecticut parents suing to keep transgender girls from participating in girls' interscholastic sports.
The department says transgender girls shouldn't be allowed to compete with cisgender girls and threatens federal funding for some Connecticut locales.
The Justice Department has taken a stand in a Connecticut lawsuit that seeks to bar trans girls from competing with their cisgender peers.
A lawsuit filed by an anti-LGBTQ group claims trans girls have an advantage over cisgender girls — not so, say advocates for trans athletes.
The Connecticut couple sued state and local officials over the matter.
Andrew Cuomo's action comes shortly after the signing of similar bills in Hawaii and Connecticut.