Donald Trump Wants To Make Flag-Burning Illegal

Have you been thinking about burning the American flag lately? If so, you might want to get to it before Donald Trump is inaugurated in January, because on Monday morning he was wide awake and tweeting about taking away some rights. 

“Nobody should be allowed to burn the American flag – if they do, there must be consequences – perhaps loss of citizenship or year in jail!” he tweeted.

It is, of course, completely unconstitutional to jail someone for burning a flag, because it’s a form of protest protected under the First Amendment. You also can’t perfunctorily strip people of their citizenship based on 140 characters. But we live in a crazy world where

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