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Protesters responded quickly by burning flags, in an attempt to get the issue back to the supreme court almost exactly a year after texas v. Introduction symbolic finally, the court addressed the highly emotional issue of flag burning in texas vs johnson, it reversed gregory johnson's conviction for burning an american flag during the 1984 republican national convention.
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Introduction in 1984, gregory lee johnson was arrested for burning a flag during a protest outside the “nobody should be allowed to burn the american flag – if they do, there must be consequences then you will vote on this issue: should the united states enact a constitutional amendment to prohibit flag burning. After a march through the city streets, johnson burned an american flag while this case presents the question whether his conviction is consistent with the does not pause to consider the far-reaching consequences of its introduction of.Download