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Desecration of the flag.

United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary

Desecration of the flag.

Hearings before Subcommittee No. 4, Ninetieth Congress, first session, on H. R. 271 ...

by United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary

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Published by U.S. Govt. Print. Off. in Washington .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Flags -- United States,
    • Criminal law -- United States

    • Classifications
      LC ClassificationsKF27 .J8666 1967c
      The Physical Object
      Paginationiv, 349 p.
      Number of Pages349
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL5561664M
      LC Control Number67061575
      OCLC/WorldCa1039617

      Reviews "Saving Old Glory: The History Of The The American Flag Desecration Controversy (Westview, 2d ed., ), winner of the Myers Center Award for the Study of Human Rights in North America, , selected as a "Social science book of the month" by Transaction: Social Science and Modern Society (May/June, ) "A superb book that fills a previously neglected . There is a reason, after all, that it's called flag desecration-- that is, de-sacralization, or the removal of a thing's sacred character -- and not merely flag destruction. To the modern, people's objection to the desecration of the national flag is incomprehensible: it's just .

        Desecration is a noun steeped in the violation of religious belief. It is rooted in the Latin sacrare or secrare, source of "sacred" and "sacrifice," dealing .   Repeated congressional attempts to ban flag desecration have been invalidated by the US supreme court because the symbolic act of burning the flag has been ruled a type of expression protected by Author: Svetlana Mintcheva.

      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 repeatedly sought to do, but to express disapproval. The ACLU has led organizing efforts against legislative attempts to ban flag desecration. UNITED STATES CODE TITLE 18 Part I. CRIMES AND CRIMINAL PROCEDURE CHAPTER 33 - EMBLEMS, INSIGNIA, AND NAMES THIS TITLE WAS ENACTED BY ACT J , CH. , SEC. 1, 62 STAT. § Desecration of the flag of the United States; penalties.


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