247. 6/27/2006

ATTORNEY GENERAL/CABINET/JEFF SESSIONS: "Mr. Sessions supported a constitutional amendment that would have banned burning the American flag. [In Senator Sessions stated in his 6-27-06 Senate Speech] 'Some would say: Well, you want to limit free speech when you want to stop burning the flag. Now, it is true that the Supreme Court, by a 5-to-4 majority, held that the act of burning a flag is free speech. Well, I don’t agree.' "

 – “Jeff Sessions, in His Own Words,” New York Times, Jan 8, 2017, Matt Apuzzo, 6/27/2006

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