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flag desecration

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 people who desecrate the American flag have no right to call themselves Americans. They are unpatriotic, two faced, cowards, and worse of all un-American (communist). To be patriotic a person must love and defend his own country against all foreign and domestic threats. These unpatriotic people are two faced. They live in America with all its freedoms, and yet desecrate the most important symbol which holds America together: the flag.
The way flag burners go about desecrating the American flag shows that they are not true Americans.Flag burners commit a morally unjust and hateful crime by desecrating the American flag. They are thefirst to hid behind thefirst amendment (Freedom of Speech).For people to say they have the right to burn the American flag, sighting theirfirst amendment rights, they have some kind of warped sense of expression. If people continue to desecrate the American flag, it will lose its significance and value.
From 1968 to 1989, politicians and true red blooded Americansunderstood how important it was to respect the American flag. Congress passed a law in which it prohibited desecration of the American flag in 1968. According to the law, it was illegal to cast contempt, either by word or act upon the American flag ((Federal law, 18 USC Sec. 700 States, 1968);Sec. 2(a). The law states that 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 $1,000 or imprisoned for not more than one year, or both, Sec. 2(b).The term “flag of the United States” as used in this section, shall include any flag, standard colors, ensign, or any picture or representation of either, or of any part

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