The Importance Of Burning Our Country's Flag In Protest

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Hello, I’m Ireland Keegan, a student at Marlowe Middle school. Here at Marlowe we are learning about our country’s flag in history. In our classes we are debating whether if we should be able to burn our country’s flag in protest. I was wondering about your personal opinion about this topic. I personally feel that we should not be able to burn the flag in protest because it symbolises our country and all we have worked for as a nation. I also would like your opinion on the Texas vs. Johnson case. It took place in Texas year of 1984, when Gregory Johnson joined a group of protesters deciding on burning our country’s flag. Amidantly Johnson was arrested and sentenced to a year and prison, also being fined for $2,000. But this case was soon taken

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