By CBS3 Staff

HARRISBURG, Pa. (CBS) — Today is the start of Pride Month. In Harrisburg, the lieutenant governor defied state law to mark the occasion.

Lt. Gov. and Democratic Senate hopeful John Fetterman displayed a Pride flag on the balcony of his state capitol office.

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The flag was removed a few hours later.

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Last year, Republicans passed a law that bars the display of any flag other than the American, Pennsylvania or POW?MIA flags on the outside of the capitol building.