Whoever knowingly mutilates, defaces, physically defiles, burns, maintains on the floor or ground, or tramples upon any flag of the United States shall be fined under ...
The Supreme Court declared on June 11, 1990, that laws against desecrating the flag are unconstitutional
Flag-burning first became an issue in the U.S. after the Civil War and it's had a colorful and storied legal history since that time.
Background Information on the Flag Desecration Constitutional AmendmentHow many times has the Constitution been amended?Since the original Bill of Rights was adopted ...
Our democracy is strong because we tolerate all peaceful forms of expression, no matter how uncomfortable they make us feel or how much we disagree. The U.S. Supreme ...