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originally posted by: MrSpad
The government in no way, shape or form should be able to stop you from or punish you for burning or desecrating a flag in anyway you please. That is an absolute right and freedom. Now, I reserve the right to smack you in the head if I see you doing it and deal with what repercussions come of it. Others might post your picture on face book and people will call you names. Or people might boycott your bushiness etc. You have freedom of speech from the government under the first amendment as you well should. However, that freedom also can come with repercussions from others. So use it wisely.
originally posted by: KyoZero
a reply to: MrSpad
Awesome response...thoughtful as well
I admittedly disagree with a few posters here on a lot of things of other topics...but loving the answers so far
So may I ask a follow up of you Mrspad? Totally genuine and neutral
If tomorrow I burn a flag, don't get charged, but then a person posts my picture on FB, do you think that should be allowed? Could that be seen as inciting violence on me in the same way when Spike Lee posted the (admittedly wrong) address of the couple who were thought to be Zimmerman's parents?
To simplify, if I do something distasteful, but in my right, should we be allowed to post my personal info?
That is an absolute right and freedom. Now, I reserve the right to smack you in the head if I see you doing it and deal with what repercussions come of it