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  •  Hoffman was way ahead (3+ / 0-)

    of his time.

    The United States Supreme Court in Texas v. Johnson, 491 U.S. 397 (1989), and reaffirmed in U.S. v. Eichman, 496 U.S. 310 (1990), has ruled that due to the First Amendment to the United States Constitution, it is unconstitutional for a government (whether federal, state, or municipality) to prohibit the desecration of a flag, due to its status as "symbolic speech."
    Just a few years later people were wearing flag patches to cover up holes in the butts of their jeans.

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