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Although the Supreme Court has declared flag burning to be a constitutionally protected form of free speech, Donald Trump said Tuesday he still wants to make the practice illegal.

“Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag,” the president-elect tweeted Tuesday. “If they do, there must be consequences — perhaps loss of citizenship or year in jail!”

It’s not known what inspired Trump’s condemnation of flag burning, or whether he will call on Congress to attempt a new law banning it.


Article Courtesy of David M. Jackson, USA TODAY, KING-TV Seattle, and WKYC Channel 3 News Cleveland

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Donald Trump Considering Prison Time or No More Citizenship for Those Who Burn the American Flag  was originally published on wzakcleveland.com

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