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HONOR OUR FLAG Pass The Flag Amendment House Joint Resolution 61 (H. J. Res

HONOR OUR FLAG Pass The Flag Amendment House Joint Resolution 61 (H. J. Res 61) 115 th Congress 1

In 1989, By a 5 -4 Vote, Supreme Court rules in “Texas vs. Johnson”

In 1989, By a 5 -4 Vote, Supreme Court rules in “Texas vs. Johnson” that burning the American Flag is Free Speech 2

Unprotected Speech Try yelling “Fire!” in a crowded Theater Incitement The Supreme Court has

Unprotected Speech Try yelling “Fire!” in a crowded Theater Incitement The Supreme Court has held that “advocacy of the use of force” is unprotected when it is “directed to inciting or producing unprotected imminent lawless action” and is “likely to incite or produce such action. ” action Fighting Words and Offensive Speech U. S. Supreme Court Won’t Hear Challenge To Morgan Hill School’s American Flag Ban (2015) 2010 a school refused to allow students wearing American Flag T-shirts onto school property. They were told to remove the shirts, turn them inside-out, or leave the school. This was a clear violation of their Freedom of Speech. Reason: The School didn’t want to offend Mexican students since it was “Cinco-de-Mayo” day. This went to the courts. A Lower Court agreed with the School and stated that the T-shirts were Not Free Speech, as they might “incite violence, anger from the (allegedly) affected Mexicans. ” 3

Is this… Incitement? Fighting Words? Offensive Speech? 4

Is this… Incitement? Fighting Words? Offensive Speech? 4

UNPROTECTED SPEECH!? "The very act of flag-burning can trigger suppressed PTSD emotions PTSD and

UNPROTECTED SPEECH!? "The very act of flag-burning can trigger suppressed PTSD emotions PTSD and violent uncontrolled responses, all inflicted by those presently “protected” by a disconnected Supreme Court. The Supreme Court and the Constitution should not protect those individuals who have taken what the courts call “symbolic free speech” and turned it into inciting lawless actions and violent speech. These actions disallow and clearly remove the “veil” of protection given by the courts. " H. J. Res 61 (The Flag Amendment) will say? "The Congress shall have power to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States. “ It allows Congress to define “desecration” by Law and be Constitutionally upheld. Previously, The Flag Amendment missed passage by one Senate Vote! 5

Call to Action!! ü Team with Citizens Flag Alliance ü Pass a Flag Amendment

Call to Action!! ü Team with Citizens Flag Alliance ü Pass a Flag Amendment Resolution ü Get the Word Out! Press Release/Social Media ü Petition Local, State & Federal Officials ü Host Events “The only thing necessary for the triumph of evil is for good men to do nothing. ” Edmund Burke, 1788 Patriot. Outreach. Org 6