“nobody should be allowed to burn the american flag,” president-elect donald trump tweeted at five minutes to six on the morning of november 29 “if they do, there must be consequences—perhaps loss of citizenship or year in jail” the statement shocked many, chiefly because the incoming president's. President-elect donald trump proposed on tuesday a penalty — including possible jail time or loss of citizenship — for burning the american flag, in spite of two us supreme court rulings that protect the act under the first amendment as a form of free speech “nobody should be allowed to burn the. While some called it a slap in the face to the military, many veterans do not see it that way he is exercising his constitutional right, and i'm glad that he's doing it, benjamin starks, a veteran of both the us navy and the us army reserve, told business insider in september 2016 kaepernick has yet to join. “nobody should be allowed to burn the american flag,” trump wrote on twitter, “if they do, there must be consequences - perhaps loss of citizenship or year in jail” there are no criminal consequences for flag burning, however, because the supreme court has twice ruled that flag burning is a type of.
We are not concerned about ideologies because this issue belongs to no particular group it is an american issue our membership is diverse and we think that shows the intensity of feelings that americans have about the issue already more than 140 organizations have joined if you want to join you can do so, or get. It was a bizarre non-sequitur, given the notable absence of a flag desecration epidemic, and led more than a few liberal pundits to wonder whether the tweet was not just another in a series of distractions from issues that the incoming administration does not want to address—questions about the. Nearly three-fourths (71%) of americans believe that political correctness has done more to silence important discussions our society needs to have a little republicans (54%) are more likely than democrats (38%) to say a business executive should be fired if she or he burned the american flag during a.
I would hope that one who makes his living studying and teaching the constitution would have enough respect for it that he would not want it amended i think you would also agree that it wouldn't be too hard to create a series of poll questions that would show the majority of americans favoring a number. The flag of the united states of america, often referred to as the american flag, is the national flag of the united states it consists of thirteen equal horizontal stripes of red (top and bottom) alternating with white, with a blue rectangle in the canton (referred to specifically as the union) bearing fifty small, white, five- pointed. President-elect donald trump might not be a fan of burning the american flag, but neither he nor congress can criminalize it, the supreme court has ruled twice. These two aren't protesting trump, they're protesting the usa, freedom and democracy - and don't think that socialism isn't a shadow communism they don't belong here,🤔 or maybe they are not from this country are maybe they're lacking respect because i am from this country and i do have respect.
It is not illegal to burn the us flag, but what about the law in eu countries us president donald trump recently travelled to the country and has been vocal in criticising nfl players who kneel during the national anthem in protest at he has also tweeted that flag burning must have “consequences. Flag desecration is not american people who burn the american flag lack respect for themselves, america, and the many people who have died to preserve american freedom the way flag burners go about desecrating the american flag shows that they are not true americans flag burners commit a morally unjust. “if they do, there must be consequences — perhaps loss of citizenship or year in jail” “if i were king,” the late supreme court justice antonin scalia once said in an interview, “i would not allow people to go about burning the american flag however, we have a first amendment, which says that the right of.
Barnette, 319 u s 624 (1943), constituted failure by the appellant to manifest the respect which every citizen must show the flag the issue whether a federal question was sufficiently and properly raised in the state courts is itself ultimately a federal question, as to which this court is not bound by the decision of the state. If the flag has been dirtied, you should clean it by hand with a mild soap solution and dry it well before returning it to use or you can contact your local elks lodge (who created the idea of flag day, established officially by president truman, himself a member of the elks), the american legion, or the knights of columbus. It works as a provocation because flag-burning has a warm and special place in us cultural history it does not serve as quite the same flash point elsewhere, and anyway, when non-americans gather to burn a flag, it is often the american one they burn there's just something very flammable about that flag. I fear the unintended consequences of these 17 words and the laws that may be enacted later will be far worse than the consequences of us witnessing the occasional and shocking during basic training, the army made sure that all soldiers were taught military courtesy, including proper ways to show respect for the flag.
I would have to agree that the physical act of burning the flag is not in and of itself disrespectful, in fact when our cadets conduct flag retirements with the local vfw and other violent acts are an unfortunate display of our societies cumulative lack of respect for individuals, and personal property as well as national symbols.
No disrespect should be shown to the flag of the united states of america the flag should not be dipped to any person or thing regimental colors, state flags, and organization or institutional flags are to be dipped as a mark of honor (a) the flag should never be displayed with the union down, except as a signal of dire. In that respect, you can easily see how these nascent bonds can create enduring values that reinforce the importance of trust or teach us how to game trust to what's even worse is that these people not only distrust others, while they make effuse claims of trust me, but they also do not trust themselves. In accordance with section 285b of title 2 of the us code, the code is compiled by the office of the law revision counsel of the united states house of representatives the code is of america' therefore, actions not specifically included in the code may be deemed acceptable as long as proper respect is shown.