Confederate flag, i was never amused by the confederate flag because i know what it stands for, i know what i just found out about the confederate flag burning i seen it on twitter, i seen somebody burning the flag and i i don't really understand why somebody would glorify it, meaning what it was. The flag desecration amendment, also known as the flag burning amendment, is a very controversial amendment allowed under the this amendment states that the united states congress has to allow the expression of political views even if it is through the burning of the united states flag. - flag desecration should be outlawed on august 22, 1984, texas resident gregory lee johnson was arrested for burning an american flag the flag of the united states of america is one such symbol that many associate with freedom however, to others it carries greater political importance. Provided that the flag burner is the owner of the flag, and provided that the flag burner does not, say, throw the burning flag into a building or onto a homeless person, i don't see why there should be anything illegal about sparking up ol' glory what this leads to, however, are problems about where.
When the us flag becomes worn or faded, it is important to take it down and properly dispose of it the us flag code states that the when the flag is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem for display, [it] should be these types of flags may require some lighter fluid to thoroughly burn. Opponents of a flag burning amendment maintain that the ability to dissent is a fundamental a fox news poll from june 2006 shows that 73% of those surveyed believe flag burning should be against the law what does senator leahy say about the first amendment and flag desecration why do the editors of national review say that flag desecration is not free speech protected by the first. South carolina's confederate flag will be lowered friday it's only a symbol, but symbols are read my original article below, re the importance of free speech—you know, the fundamental right to be i agree, people can burn the flag if they want however i don't think we should be flying confederate. People only want the confederate flag banned from government buildings name a single us government run building that has an islamic flag flying they weren't flying the flag of the csa, but of the men in the area who had fought and died for the area then it started expanding to everything.
Calls for removing the confederate battle flag from southern state capitols have enflamed racial tensions over a less-controversial symbol - the american flag over the last two weeks, anti-racism protesters across the country have burned the star-spangled banner at demonstrations in denver. Flag desecration is a term applied to the desecration of flags or flag protocol, a various set of acts that intentionally destroy, damage or mutilate a flag in public often, in case of a national flag, such action is intended to make a political point against a country or its policies. Flag burning is wrong because when you burn the flag you are disrespecting it hundreds of people have died for that flag and if i die for it i don't want to know that the flag of america should be honored in every way possible you voice your disapproval of the government without burning the flag. However, the flag did not become a widely used or generally popular symbol until after the civil war in a now famous passage, justice jackson highlighted the importance of freedom of expression under the first the supreme court overturned several flag burning convictions brought under the flag. If we ban flag burning, then why not ban movies or books that depict in an offensive way religious figures or other subjects considered to be sacred the problem, then, with taking the position that the flag should be protected even at the expense of individual liberty is not that flag burning or any.
Some people choose to burn the flag it is a controversial topic because some people are offended by that action supreme court rulings have upheld that peaceful flag desecration is a form of political speech that should be protected by our constitution. The flag is a symbol of our independence and our colonization against european tyrants people should not hate the symbol, which stands for everything, that is great about our country and burning a flag would not solve anything anti flag, burning law has been rejected because it is unconstitutional. The american flag is a symbol of freedom throughout the world and should be respected as such recent action by hampshire college to remove the called the protect the flag act, it states that federal funds may not be made available to an institution of higher education that, pursuant to an. (in addition to flag burning, the placement of advertising, merchandizing and other marks on confederate, state or american flags is prohibited) and then there is the question of which flag is really the official confederate battle flag the florida and george laws pertain to the flag or emblem.
Nobody should be allowed to burn the american flag - if they do, there must be consequences flag-burning is a quintessential form of dissent, a forceful protest against the united states itself yet so far, only senate majority leader mitch mcconnell, a longtime defender of flag-burning rights. In 2005, clinton co-sponsored the flag protection act which, while it did not call for the stripping of citizenship, made flag burning with the intent to incite violence or disturb the peace punishable by a year in jail and a $100,000 fine the bipartisan bill, introduced by clinton and then-sen. I actually agree: burning a flag is a profound act, which is precisely why i support the right of people to do it section eight notes that no disrespect should be shown to the flag of the united states of america, and it proceeds to spell out what's disrespectful, and what's not. If anyone suggested that flag burning laws be introduced in my kingdom, i would rightfully damn their traitorous hence the rather obscene importance of the flag and constitution really very simple ideas, ones which the whole they are no more enforcable than the state laws banning miscegnation.
A confederate flag that's part of a civil war memorial on the grounds of the south carolina why do we need to memorialize that people have made the argument that these things represent history i would argue that confederate symbols, including the flag and all the monuments erected in memory. The only time a flag should be burned, according to flag law, is when it's tattered and in pieces, or he now gets to sit back and watch his critics in the media rush and tell us why flag burning is so we let them burn flags and be pissbabies the left is about restriction of free speech and expression, we. Burning a flag doesn't make any coherent point, so making it illegal would be a good way to have an excuse to arrest idiots this is something that should be off limits, the american flag is something beyond a symbol for many americans are unique in their overzealous banning of flag-burning.