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Company releases a Betsy Ross flag shirt after Nike controversy

(CNN)A veteran-owned company is facing off against Nike again, this time over a Revolutionary War-era flag.Nine Line Apparel, a Georgia-based company founded by retired Army Capt. Tyler Merritt, is releasing "Betsy Ross" flag t-shirts after Nike decided to recall shoes featuring the same design.Nike was set to release a USA-themed Air Max 1 this week but, according to The Wall Street Journal, asked stores to return the shoes after complaints from former NFL star and activist Colin Kaepernick."Nine Line Apparel, along with relentlessly patriotic Americans everywhere, cannot believe the total ignorance and lack of understanding displayed by both Colin Kaepernick and Nike in relation to our country's Betsy Ross flag, it's symbolism and meanin ...
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