President-elect Donald Trump is not alright with Americans burning the flag. In fact, Trump proposes harsh penalties for burning the American flag. Check it out.

The Supreme Court established that burning the American flag is not illegal. It is protected under "symbolic speech" under the 1st Amendment.

Mediaite suggested that this was a reaction to the students in Massachusetts burning the American flag.

Flag Burning in Massachusetts

Trump Proposes Harsh Penalties for Burning the American Flag

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