Originally posted by NumberCruncher
Yes it should be a crime to burn your nations flag.
So according to you we should make it a crime huh?
Even though the only way to dispose of a flag is to burn it, it should be a crime?
From Gradys link above
"The flag, when it is in such condition that it is no longer a fitting emblem for display, should be destroyed in a dignified way, preferably by
Perhaps you should live in a communist country where they pass law after law restricting the rights of individuals so that there is no 'free speech'
and nobody dares make a 'political statement'.
I think China would be a good place where you can find other that think like you,
because evidently you dont understand the ideals behind America.
We used to call it the 'land of the free', where any person is free to do anything as long as it doesnt harm anyone else.
So how is buring a flag hurting you?
How is burning a flag hurting anyone?
There is a certain poster on here that uses a certain avatar that is very
disgraceful to the flag. Should he be arrested? Perhaps he should be waterboarded to see what he is planning? Or is it ok to use the flag as a poncho,
a nightie, a blanket or whatever else you choose, as long as you dont burn it?
You cant legislate morallity, or respect, and your liberty quashing belief that criminalization is the key directly contradicts the very principles
that the United States of America were founded on.
You are engaged in double think.
Fear not though, if you want you can educate yourself as to the contradictions in your head and learn to overcome the mental manipulation that you
have been subjected to.