Although symbolic speech is entitled to a measure of constitutional protection, the Supreme Court upheld a federal statute making it a crime to burn draft cards (a form of symbolic

Although symbolic speech is entitled to a measure of constitutional protection, the Supreme Court upheld a federal statute making it a crime to burn draft cards (a form of symbolic speech) because:
A) a majority of citizens found draft-card burning to be offensive.
B) the burning constituted a direct incitement to rebellion against the United States.
C) the government had a compelling interest in preserving its ability to conduct the draft.
D) the government has the power to restrict the burning of any symbol of governmental authority.


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