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Unformatted text preview: Amina Mogaji US Government 9/21/07 A Constitutional Amendment to Ban Flag Burning: Response The article which was assigned to read was a debate between two senators, one Republican and the other Democrat, in response to a constitutional amendment in question regarding flag burning and whether or not is violates the First Amendment about freedom of expression. The Republican Senator, Senator Sam Brownback (R-Kansas) argued that defacing or burning of the American flag is not only an insult to the founders of this country but is harming the quality of an important national asset. Senator Brown used an example of an American citizen defacing the Lincoln Memorial by spray-painting upon it and brought up the point that if the criminal was brought to trial for his or her actions, he or she could use the argument that they were exercising their first...
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This essay was uploaded on 04/10/2008 for the course ENGL 110 taught by Professor Johnson during the Spring '08 term at Virginia State University.
- Spring '08