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To Prevent Desecration of the Flag and Insignia of the U.S. and Provide Punishment Therefor

To Prevent Desecration of the Flag and Insignia of the U.S. and Provide Punishment Therefor

hearings before the United States House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee No. 1 (Judiciary), Sixty-Ninth Congress, second session, on Jan. 31, 1927

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Published by U.S. G.P.O. in Washington .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Emblems, National -- Law and legislation -- United States,
  • Flags -- United States

  • The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Paginationii, 30 p
    Number of Pages30
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL15289808M

    Desecration of the Washington State Flag According to RCW "No person shall knowingly cast contempt upon any flag, standard, color, ensign or shield, as defined in RCW , by publicly mutilating, defacing, defiling, burning, or trampling upon said flag, standard, color, ensign or shield.". Constitutional desecration: H.J. Res. 79 - the great flag folly. George E.C. Seymour V. University of West Los Angeles Law Review Annual 27 p; Symbol and substance. (flag desecration) (from the Orange County Register)(Editorial) The Los Angeles Daily Journal v n p6 col 1 (6 col in) Senate speechifying.

    Oh, dear. This again. I wonder if the OP and people like him ever think this sort of thing all the way through. Think if they really want to live in a place where you can get in real legal trouble, not for doing anything that harms anyone, but for. Flag desecration is oftentimes a form of protest against the government and although considered disrespectful, it’s an eye opening way to get the public and governments attention.

    To burn an Iranian flag is to desecrate the name of Allah and the punishment would be along the lines faced by Salman Rushdie, while in Italy it's legal to burn a flag but against the law to. s. rept. - constitutional amendment to prohibit physical desecration of u.s. flag th congress ().


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To Prevent Desecration of the Flag and Insignia of the U.S. and Provide Punishment Therefor Download PDF EPUB FB2

—Subsec. (a). Pub. –, § 2 (a), amended subsec. (a) generally. Prior to amendment, subsec. (a) read as follows: “Whoever knowingly casts contempt upon any flag of the United States by publicly mutilating, defacing, defiling, burning, or trampling upon it shall be fined not more than $1, or imprisoned for not more than.

The Flag Desecration Amendment (often referred to as the Flag-burning Amendment) is an American proposed law, in the form of constitutional amendment to the Bill of Rights, that would allow the U.S. Congress to prohibit by statute and provide punishment for the physical "desecration" of the flag of the United concept of flag desecration continues to provoke a heated debate over.

Flag desecration is the desecration of a flag, violation of flag protocol, or a various set of acts that intentionally destroy, damage, or mutilate a flag in the case of a national flag, such action is often intended to make a political point against a country or its countries have laws forbidding methods of destruction (such as burning in public) or forbidding.

Stop Desecration of the U.S. Flag. likes. Currently, flag burning is not illegal in the United States. Lets make a change. Followers: To Prevent Desecration of the Flag and Insignia of the U.S. and Provide Punishment Therefor: hearings before the United States House Committee on the Judiciary, Subcommittee No.

1 (Judiciary), Sixty- Ninth Congress, second session, on Jan. 31,   But flag-burning or desecration isn't unique to the 21st century. It first became an issue in the U.S.

during the Civil War. After the war, many felt that the trademark value of the American flag was threatened on at least two fronts: once by the preference of white Southerners for the Confederate flag, and again by the tendency of businesses Author: Tom Head.

The U.S. Supreme Court has affirmed and reaffirmed that the right to desecrate the flag is included in the Constitution’s protection of speech. Flag burning and desecration is offensive precisely because it is political.

Experience shows that the way to fight political expression with which one disagrees is not to outlaw it, as Congress has. Woman Who Stole Flag To Prevent ‘Desecration’ Once Desecrated A Flag, Too (VIDEO) By John Prager on Ap pm Recently, a new conservative heroine ascended– and all she had to do was steal a flag from some black people and fight with the police.

The U.S. Supreme Court in Tex. Johnson, U.S. (U.S. ) established that the defacing a flag is an act of protected speech under the first amendment to the U.S. Constitution. Flag desecration is a controversial issue and the U.S. Congress has decided to. Texas was the source of the infamous Texas n Supreme Court decision which upheld people's right to burn American flags.

At the time, the law made it a misdemeanor for someone to knowingly desecrate "a state or national flag," where desecrate was defined as "deface, damage, or otherwise physically mistreat in a way that the actor knows will seriously offend one or more persons. FLAG DESECRATION, THE CONSTITUTION AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF RELIGION.

Barnette, U.S.() (saluting flag is communicative conduct). FLAG DESECRATION. course, the consequence of criminalizing desecration breaches the Having determined whether flag desecration falls under the category of speech or religion, legal scholars. Flag Desecration Amendment is within the scope of the Heraldry and vexillology WikiProject, a collaborative effort to improve Wikipedia's coverage of heraldry and you would like to participate, you can visit the project page, where you can join the project and see a list of open tasks.

B This article has been rated as B-Class on the project's quality scale. FLAG DESECRATION STATUTES. While the acts which have been held to constitute flag desecration are many, there is little variance in the state statutes.

New York's Gen-eral Business Law. is a standard enactment, whose precursor. was the. N.Y. GEN. Bus. LAw § (McKinney ): Any person who: by: 1.

Supreme Court; topic: flag desecration. Stromberg v. California U.S. () Street v. New York U.S. () Spence v.

Washington U.S. () Texas v. Johnson U.S. () United States v. Eichman U.S. With this distinction in mind, attempts to penalize and deter flag desecration transcend the utilitarian function of regulating public protest. Despite popular claims that American society is built on genuine consensus, the flag-burning controversy brings to light the contentious nature of U.S.

democracy and its ambivalence toward free by: Librarian's tip: Discussion of flag burning and desecration begins on p. Read preview Overview On Constitutional Ground By John Hart Ely Princeton University Press, The Free Mar no.

10 (October ) There are many curious aspects to the latest flag fracas. There is the absurdity of the proposed change in our basic constitutional framework by treating such minor specifics as a flag law. There is the proposal to outlaw "desecration" of the American flag.

In all of my years of service, I never once disrespected the American flag, permitted anyone to disrespect, or allowed the desecration of the American flag anywhere that I served. I was often the Noncommissioned Officer-in-Charge of the flag detail, to raise and lower the flag on installations around the world, large and small.

Facts and Specifics Regarding the Respect and the Desecration of the Flag of the United States of America. Introduction.

Respect for the Flag of the United States of America has been a controversial issue since my life began in 1 -- The word "desecration" implies that the flag is sacred, and the government (separation of church and state) can't say that something is sacred. 2 -- Passage of this amendment would result in peaceful protestors benig arrested for making political statements, something that happens in China, Iraq, or the former Soviet Union.

FLAG DESECRATIONThe American flag, as a unique symbol embodying national pride and patriotism, evidences the unity and diversity which the country represents, and the varying ideals and hopes of its people. By the same token, the flag has frequently been used by those who wish to communicate opposition to—or even ridicule of—government policies.Exact rules for use and display of the flag (36 U.S.C.

) as well as associated sections (36 U.S.C. ) Conduct during Playing of the National Anthem, (36 U.S.C. ) the Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag, and Manner of Delivery were included. These 17 words, the text of the proposed constitutional amendment to make flag desecration illegal in the United States, have generated considerable controversy in recent weeks.

On J the U.S. House of Representatives passed the proposed amendment, and the Senate may yet debate it this : Heather Mason Kiefer.