H .R. 2417 - SH I E L D A ct F act Sheet
EMP Commission and DOD, DHS, DOE, NAS all report that the electric infrastructure is
highly vulnerable to a man-made or naturally occurring EMP event.
o The consequences of an EMP event can be catastrophic.
FIRST AMENDMENT: FREE SPEECH AND FLAG BURNING
This activity is based on the landmark Supreme Court case Texas v. Johnson, 491 U.S. 397 (1989), which deals
with First Amendment protection of flag burning as symbolic speech.
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