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    Majority Opinion”, William J. Brennan explains the statement that justifies flag-burning, and, though controversial, finding closure for this matter: “Our decision is a reaffirmation of the principles of freedom and inclusiveness that the flag reflects, and of the conviction that our toleration of criticism is our sign and source of our strength” (Brennan 16). Brennan explains that though many are concerned with the idea that flag burning is legal and take action against it, they should take the other

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    quite a debate has emanated regarding the Confederate Flag. This debate has been taken from a simple ember to an all out wildfire, spreading across America, by events in recent months like the Charleston African-American church shooting and the subsequent removal of the flag from the South Caroline State Capitol. This debate has deep geographic ties from all the way back to the Civil War and what the flag stood for then and what the flag has stood for since. Each side of the debate has determined

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    A Flag for Canada      The Canadian Government defines a flag as “a symbol to identify people belonging to a group.”      Canada has been a country for many years but has always lacked one thing. Up until 1965, we did not have our own official flag. The first thoughts of Canada adopting its own flag started in 1925. A Privacy Council committee looked at the possibilities but their work was never completed. This meant that the Red Ensign and the

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    was with Tony Lorenza, the president of American Veterans for the Flag, who suggested allowing citizens the freedom to desecrate the flag will weaken it. A call that I listened to later stressed the same issue; should the flag amendment not pass the flag desecration would continue to weaken the flag. While I do not agree with this opinion, I understand why many may feel this way. The flag is a symbol of our freedoms, but the flag is a piece of cloth. It only has one purpose, to represent. Had our

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    The American flag is the one object that is present in every room in almost every school across the country. This flag is present in almost every corner of the United States, but in schools it serves the purpose of striking patriotism into the students. The flag is a prominent object in every class room, it takes up a surprising amount of space and is large enough to be able to easily recognize it from the outer edges of the room itself. The flag is a symbol of the nation, across the world it is

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    setting the U.S. flag on fire. His simple act of protest led to the Supreme Court ruling that flag burning is protected under the First Amendment as free speech, thus overturning his conviction. The flag symbolizes freedom, and part of that freedom is being able to express dissatisfaction with the government. However, some see flag burning not merely as a demonstration of opinion, but as an attack on national unity and American values. Should it be illegal to burn the U.S. flag as an form of protest

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    The Creation Of The Maple Leaf Flag Flags have symbolized and represented countries for hundreds of years. Canada has had multiple flag changes since Confederation from the Union Jack to the Red Ensign. However, a new flag was announced, and has been Canada’s flag ever since. Creator of the peacekeepers and future Prime Minister Lester Pearson had successfully convinced Canadians that Canada was in need of a brand new flag. That flag has changed Canada’s identity as an independent nation by removing

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    Flag burning Johnny Cash once quoted the statement, “ I love the freedoms we got in this country, I appreciate your freedom to burn your flag if you want to, but I really appreciate my right to bear arms I can shoot you if you try to burn mine”. Flag desecration became an issue in the early 1900s which caused a controversy of whether flag burning is right or wrong. Some people believe that they have the right to burn the flag and others believe that its is offensive. While some will say a flag burning

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    paraprofessionals are willing to contribute to the student’s success by guiding them in the right direction and enforcing rule violations. Introduction to Flag Football Flag football is a fun and intense game that provides students with an opportunity to learn and demonstrate manipulative, locomotor, and cognitive skills during play. By playing flag football it allows students to play in a safe environment for students to demonstrate both offensive and defensive skills in practice and game situations

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    Flag Burning “The [American] flag uniquely symbolizes the ideas of liberty, equality and tolerance - ideas that Americans have passionately defended and debated throughout our history. Thus, the Government…should protect the symbolic values of the flag” wrote Justice John Paul Stevens in the Texas v. Johnson (1989) Supreme Court Case (History of Flag Burning). Justice Antonin Scalia agreed, “If it were up to me, I would put in jail every…wierdo who burns the American flag” 9. However these Justices

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