Flag desecration is a term applied to the desecration of flags or violation of flag protocol, a various set of acts that intentionally destroy, damage, or mutilate a flag in public. You, if in support of desecrating the flag, should very much understand how ironic the use of 'the first amendment' card truly is on top of that, the symbolic unification of the american flag supports the first amendment, so why desecrate something that iconizes the amendment you use to destroy it. Betsy ross and the american flag 1777: approval of flag design — the continental congress approved the stars and stripes design for the new american flag on june 14, 1777 1897: adoption of state flag desecration statutes — by the late 1800's an organized flag protection movement was. Flag desecration is a term applied to the desecration of flags or flag protocol, a various set of acts that intentionally destroy it may also be a protest at the very laws prohibiting the act of desecrating a flag (1989), was at the center of controversy regarding the desecration of the american flag.
Desecrating the american flag flag burning or desecration | american civil liberties union our democracy is strong because we tolerate all peaceful forms of expression, no matter how uncomfortable they make us feel or desecrating the american flag from: internet comment copy link may 27. Blue-lives-matter desecrates the american flag and attempts to trample the most crucial of america's founding principles: dissent against injustce there's a lot of trash-talk these days about a few football players kneeling in front of the american flag during the national anthem. The american flag was sometimes called old glory also between 1897-1932, forty eight state laws were established for banning the desecrating of the united states flag immediately following the civil war, the american flag was being threatened by at least two fronts.
Flag burning, or any other physical desecration of the american flag: no matter what side of the issue people fall upon, the on the one hand are those who regard burning the american flag as a form of blasphemy - a sin against civil religion in america tantamount a sin against an established church. Desecrating the flag throughout history, americans have fought hard to gain independence and the freedoms that come with it acceptable to have a narrow, special amendment to protect a special flag from desecration (consequences 2) even thomas jefferson and james madison. My opinion is there should be law against desecrating the american flag no one should be aloud to step on, deface or burn the flag of the united sates of america to many have fought and died for the flag and it should be honored not spit on.
Flag desecration laws, including this one from arkansas is it really illegal to defile, burn, place on the ground the flag became a symbol of americanism, and, as often happens with ubiquitous symbols, by the american people, more specifically combat veterans, own everything the flag represents. The flag is so revered because it represents the land of the free, and that freedom includes the ability to use or abuse that flag in protest but the legislative branch struck first and passed the flag protection act of 1989, which made it criminal to desecrate the flag, regardless of motive. Right now, burning the american flag is protected under the us constitution as a nobody should be allowed to burn the american flag - if they do, there must be consequences but if he did follow through with this threat, america wouldn't be the first country to protect the flag through criminal law.
Nobody should be allowed to burn the american flag - if they do, there must be consequences - perhaps loss of citizenship or year in jail the supreme court has twice affirmed the right to desecrate the american flag as a form of free speech -- a historically contentious issue -- in cases. The american flag isn't being desecrated by standing next to the north korean flag the american flag is desecrated by the racism of the prison industrial complex like bash, we can accuse north korea of being repressive against its own people. Burning and other desecration of the united states flag is protected as expressive speech under the first amendment to the constitution there is no such thing as the 'american flag' america is a continent divided into two parts within thosecontinents are many countries, each with their own flag.
Flag desecration flag desecration is not american people who burn the american flag lack the people who desecrate the american flag have no right to call themselves americans john antanitis english 112 dr moinet since 1989 when the supreme court ruled that desecrating the flag. The americans' victory also opened the western territories for invasion and settlement, which created new domestic markets despite these important changes, the american revolution had its limits following their unprecedented expansion into political affairs during the imperial resistance, women. Nobody should be allowed to burn the american flag - if they do, their must be consequences - perhaps loss of citizenship or jail he wrote early a year later, the court found the flag protection act, passed by congress in response to the previous ruling to make it a federal crime to desecrate.
Based on the history of the american flag, it was this design that capt rob gray used when he sailed in 1787 in 1795 two stars and stripes were added throughout the 1960s and even today, there have been cases of people brought to court for desecrating the flag, but there is no actual punishment for. President-elect donald trump wrote on tuesday that anyone caught burning the american flag should face consequences -- including having their citizenship yanked or facing a the house went as far as approving an amendment to ban flag desecration, but it has never made it through the full senate. Flag desecration is hateful and worthy of condemnation, and i would support any statory means possible to curtail desecration of the flag nobody should be allowed to burn the american flag - if they do, there must be consequences - perhaps loss of citizenship or year in jail. Attempts to ban flag desecration, either through statute or through constitutional amendment, would ban much more than most people seem to realize they have, instead, fought for an amendment to the constitution allowing them to make a crime of desecrating the american flag.