Make Flag Desecration A Crime
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Protect the American flag from desecration and strengthen federal laws against those who seek destory it!
The Flag Protection Act, was sponsored by Senator John Tester on 6/4/12. The act replaces provisions regarding the desecration of the flag of ...
Protect the American flag from desecration and strengthen federal laws against those who seek destory it!
The Flag Protection Act, was sponsored by Senator John Tester on 6/4/12. The act replaces provisions regarding the desecration of the flag of the United States with provisions subject to any person who:

(1) destroys or damages a U.S. flag with the primary purpose and intent to incite or produce imminent violence or a breach of the peace to a fine of up to $100,000, imprisonment for up to 1 year, or both;
(2) intentionally threatens or intimidates any person or group of persons by burning a U.S. flag to a fine of up to $100,000, imprisonment for up to 1 year, or both;

(3) steals or knowingly converts to his or her use, or the use of another, a U.S. flag belonging to the United States and intentionally destroys or damages that flag to a fine of up to $250,000, imprisonment for up to 2 years, or both; and

(4) steals or knowingly converts to his or her use, or the use of another, a U.S. flag belonging to the United States and intentionally destroys or damags that flag within any lands reserved for the use of, or under the exclusive or concurrent jurisdiction of, the United States to a fine of up to $250,000, imprisonment for up to 2 years, or both.

The collective funding will support a federal advocacy campaign to lobby the Flag Protection Act on Capitol Hill. The lobbying campaign will be coordinated by the firm of McDonald & Harden in Washington, D.C. Supporters of this cause will receive regular updates on the progress of the campaign.
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