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United States v. Eichman, 496 U.S. 310 (1990)
Texas v. Johnson, 491 U.S. 397 (1989)
Smith v. Goguen, 415 U.S. 566 (1974)
Spence v. Washington, 418 U.S. 405 (1974)
Radich v. New York, 401 U.S. 531 (1971)
Brandenburg v. Ohio, 395 U.S. 444 (1969)
Street v. New York, 394 U.S. 576 (1969)
United States v. O’Brien, 391 U.S. 367 (1968)
Taylor v. Mississippi, 319 U.S. 583 (1943)
West Virginia State Board of Education v. Barnette, 319 U.S. 624 (1943)
Chaplinsky v. New Hampshire, 315 U.S. 568 (1942)
Minersville School District v. Gobitis, 310 U.S. 586 (1940)
Stromberg v. California, 283 U.S. 359 (1931)
Halter v. Nebraska, 205 U.S. 34 (1907)

Conant, Michael, Constitutional Structure and Purposes: Critical Commentary (Westport, Conn.: Greenwood Press, 2001. 141-57)
Corn-Revere, Robert, "Implementing a Flag-Desecration Amendment to the Constitution" (Nashville: First Amendment Center, 2005)
Dorsen, Norman, “Flag Desecration in Courts, Congress, and Country,” 17 T.M. Cooley L. Rev. 417 (2000)
Palmer, Kris, ed. Constitutional Amendments, 1789 to the Present (Farmington Hills, Mich.: Gale Group, 2000. 608-10)

Citizens Flag Alliance tally of congressional support for flag amendment

Special opinion pages - "Wounding freedom to protect the flag," June 2, 2006, and "First Amendment at Risk: Freedom and the Flag," July 4, 2005, from the Provo, Utah, Daily Herald

Commentary: Resisting the urge to limit our freedoms by John S. Keating

   
 

Timeline: history of flag protection

   
 

Where senators stand on flag amendment

2003 House flag-amendment roll call

Roll call on July 17, 2001, on H.J. Res. 36: "Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States authorizing the Congress to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States."

Vote on the Flag Desecration Amendment, March 29, 2000 (S.J. Res. 14)

 
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