The battle in the courts of people desecrating the American flag, goes back to 1907. Showing disrespect toward our Nation's flag is intolerable. People have freedom of speech, but do not need to show their opinion through burning the American flag. Burning the flag is offensive to many U.S citizens and is disrespectful to our nation because the American flag is a symbol of freedom.
Because of the First Amendment, people are able to burn the flag. The article, “Calls to remove Confederate battle flag highlight racial tensions over the American flag”, states, “But just because you have a right to burn the flag doesn’t mean you should, claims Fang Wong, a former national commander of the American Legion.” Fang Wong also said, “It’s a cowardly

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