Trump: Flag-burning must have consequences

- After a group of Massachusetts college students burned the American flag to protest the election results, President-elect Donald Trump made it clear that he believes there should be consequences for desecrating Old Glory.

Trump took to Twitter to say that anyone who burns the flag "must" face consequences, possibly loss of citizenship or a year in jail.

In 1989, the Supreme Court ruled that burning the American flag is protected under the First Amendment.

On "Fox & Friends" this morning, Steve Doocy pointed out that more than 50 percent of Americans, however, disagree with the Supreme Court and agree with Trump.

LINK: More from FOXnews.com

Up Next:


Up Next

  • Trump: Flag-burning must have consequences
  • Steve Bannon out as White House chief strategist
  • Man accused of ramming protesters pictured with racist group
  • Trump warns North Korea that US is `locked and loaded'
  • FBI raids Paul Manafort's home
  • Trump, North Korea trade escalating threats of fire
  • West Virginia Governor Jim Justice switching from Democrat to Republican
  • Trump names John Kelly new chief of staff; Priebus out
  • Scott on transgender ban: Trump 'focused on the safety'
  • Republican 'Obamacare' repeal reeling after Senate defeat