Despite the fact that i rarely agree with your editorials, i must write and congratulate the tribune for correctly weighing in on the biennial election issue of flag desecration (flag desecration. National flag of the united states of america (chicago, 1895), p 6 beleslaw and marie-louise d’otrange masta, the stars and the stripes: the american flag as art and as history from the birth of the republic to the present (new york: 1973), pp 183, 202. In this article, the author analyzes the debate surrounding texas v johnson, a supreme court case that ruled unconstitutional a texas flag desecration statute in his analysis of the development of the issue, the author demonstrates how the legislative branch, more so than the judicial branch. There are significant ties between efforts to ban the burning or desecration of the american flag and com/why-ban-flag-burning united states a. We need an amendment outlawing flag desecration in an attempt to make outrageous political statements, people often go to extremes: monks burn themselves to express freedom from religious intolerance, civilians stand in front of military tanks to stop them from destroying their city, and others burn or tear up flags to demonstrate their beliefs. Flag-burning first became an issue in the u most early flag desecration statutes thoughtco, aug 5, 2017, thoughtcocom/united-states-flag-burning-laws.
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The one in which i debated a law professor about flag burning eric zorn contact reporter change of subject in july, 1998, i engaged in an e-mail debate with stephen b presser, the raoul berger professor of legal history at northwestern university school of law, over the proposed constitutional amendment to ban “desecration “of. Flag desecration amendment within one vote of that would allow the government to ban flag desecration us to amend the bill of rights and. In this, the first comprehensive historical analysis of the debate over the desecration of the american flag, robert justin goldstein takes us from the 1989 flagburning incident that ignited an emotionally charged controversy across the nation back to the very origins of the flag as a symbol of america. The proposed amendment, sponsored by sen orrin hatch, r-utah, reads: “the congress shall have power to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the united states” to become the constitution’s 28th amendment, the language must be approved by two-thirds of those present in each chamber, then ratified within seven years by at least 38 state.