Trump Suggests ‘Loss of Citizenship or Year in Jail’ for Burning Flag

President-elect Donald Trump suggests that burning the American flag — which is currently protected under the First Amendment — should be punished either by a year in jail or loss of citizenship.

The United States Supreme Court previously held that burning an American flag is not illegal and is protected under the First Amendment as “symbolic speech.”

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source: http://www.breitbart.com/2016-presidential-race/2016/11/29/donald-trump-suggests-loss-citizenship-year-jail-burning-american-flag/

  • Charles II

    triping someone of their US citizenship is probably illegal, but if the flag burners really hate this country as much as they claim, they should voluntarily give up their citizenship and move to whatever country they think is better than here.

    Even though the Supreme Court has protected flag burning as “free speech”, there is no reason these loons could not be prosecuted and jailed for pollution and contributing to global warming with their creation of greenhouse gasses.

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