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Pledge “Flagburning”

"I will Burn a flag on the fourth of July if the constitutional ammendment to ban flag burning but only if 89 People will do the same."

— Royce Bottoms, Liberty Activist

Deadline to sign up by: 3rd July 2006
21 people signed up, 68 more were needed

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Flag-Burning Amendment One Vote From Passage
The U.S. Senate is one vote away from passing a constitutional amendment that would criminalize desecration of the U.S. flag.

– Flag burning is a non-problem: As Sen. Robert Bennett (R-UT) has said, “I don’t want to amend the Constitution to solve a non-problem. People are not burning the flag.” One study found just 45 reported incidents in the over 200 years between 1777 and 1989, when the Flag Protection Act was first passed.

I've never burned a flag before but I've never had a reason this good. If this pledge succeeds we will burn twice as many flags as were burned in 211 years time. We will do it in a single day.

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  • agreed
    Mia, 11 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I'll burn at least five whether we have 89 or not.
    Jason Orr, 11 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Burn baby burn!
    Michael W. Jefferson (Major Jizz), 11 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • Over the past 26 years I've chosen my battles with those people who together are called the United States. King George and his kind.
    First battle I fought and won: No more income taxes 'volunteered' to help support them;
    Second battle fought: no more social security participation...a Ponzi scheme never works forever.
    I haven't won this battle. In spite of the law, that the social security number never to be 'used for identification'; in spite of rampant identity theft, the sheeple still cooperate in its use. The negative effects on freedom that result from the social security number - will pale in comparison to the effects of a passed Real ID Act.
    Burning the flag is an action that must never be lost to us...the few times it has been burned show that those who do...should probably be listened to...not charged with committing a crime.
    AmerTownCrier, 11 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • We WON!!!!

    Read this:
    http://www.subversiveminds.com/rant/2006...
    and follow the link to the forum.

    Score one for freedom :-)
    Sarah, 10 years ago. Abusive? Report it!
  • I love this country very much and I love the flag. The fact that we're allowed to burn the flag is absolutely wonderful. In what other country can one do that? I would not burn a flag out of a hatred for America, but I would as a symbol of my love for freedom. Luckily, I won't have to, but the fact that I am allowed to is truly great. God bless America.
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Current signatories (Green text = they've done it)

Royce Bottoms, the Pledge Creator, joined by:

  • Nigel Watt
  • Lisa
  • Mia
  • MobileDigit
  • Jason Orr
  • Matt Buchholtz
  • Jared Wolfhope
  • Michael W. Jefferson (Major Jizz)
  • Mike Palmer
  • Caleb Johnson
  • Chris Szulc
  • Ryan C
  • Steven Saragian
  • Zack Elan
  • AmerTownCrier
  • Sir Arthur Grebe-Streebling
  • Sandy Pierre
  • Eric Thompson
  • Daniel MacDonald
  • Laura Witt-Deal
  • 1 person who did not want to give their name

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