Adding an amendment to the constitution that will prohibit the desecration of the U.S. flag is showing citizens exactly what it means to be a part of this nation. It would be taking away the right to be angry at this nation. Not everyone that’s upset will go out of their way to destroy the flag but often in moments of strife some may. And if (when) the United States continues to remove the rights and freedoms from marginalized groups of people, a small act of rebellion towards a piece of cloth (that can be purchased at your local Target or Walmart for $10) is understandable and is not harmful to anyone. The United States Flag is a symbol of freedom. But a symbol of freedom does not apply to those who have never had that in this country.