Appeals Court Considers Constitutionality of Missouri Flag Desecration Statute

A federal appeals court in Missouri heard the case of Frank Snider III Thursday. Snider was apprehended in 2009 after "cutting up an American flag, throwing it in the street, and trying to set fire to it." The charges were based on Missouri's flag desecration statute but were later dropped since the U.S. Supreme Court ruled a similar statute in Texas unconstitutional.