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STATUTES DEFINING CRIMINAL OFFENSES.
TITLE 4, Soc. 3. USE OF FLAG FOR ADVERTISING PURPOSES; MUTILATION OF FLAG. Any person who, within the District of Columbia, in any manner, for exhibition or display, shall place or causo to bo placod any word, figuro, mark, picture, design, drawing, or any advertisement of any naturo upon any flag, standard, colors, or onsign of the United States of America; or shall expose or cause to be oxposed to public view any such flag, standard, colors, or onsign upon which shall have been printed, painted, or otherwiso placod, or to which shall be attached, appended, affixed, or annexed any word, figure, mark, picture, dosign or drawing, or any advertisement of any nature; or who, within the District of Columbia, shall manufaoture, soll, expose for sale or to public view, or give away or have in possession for salo, or to be given away or for use for any purpose, any article or substanco being an articlo of morchandise, or a receptaclo for merchandise or article or thing for carrying or transporting merchandise, upon which shall have been printod, painted, attached, or otherwiso placed a representation of any such flag, standard, colors, or onsign, to advertise, call attontion to, decorate, mark,or distinguish the article or substanco on which so placed; or who, within the District of Columbia, shall publicly mutilato, deface, defilo or defy, tramplo upon, or cast contompt, oithor by word or act, upon any such flag, standard, colors, or onsign, shall be deemed guilty of a mis demeanor and shall be punishod by a fine not exceeding $100 or by imprisonment for not moro than thirty days, or both, in the discretion of the court. The words "flag, standard, colors, or ensign", as used heroin, shall include any flag, standard, colors, onsign, or any picturo or representation of either, or of any part or parts of either, made of any substance or represented on any substance, of any size ovidently purporting to be either of said flag, standard, colors, or onsign of the United States of America or a picture or a representation of either, upon which shall be shown the colors, the stars and the stripes, in any number of either thereof, or of any part or parts of either, by which the average person seeing the same without deliberation may believe the same to represent the flag, colors, standard, or onsign of the Unitod States of America. (Feb. 8, 1917, c. 34, 39 Stat. 900.)
TITLE 22, Sec. 2453-13. UNLAWFUL USE OF THE AMERICAN FLAG. (a) It shall be unlawful for any vessel belonging to or operating under the jurisdiction of any foreign state to use the flag of the United States thoroon, or to make use of any distinctive signs or markings, indicating that tho samo is an American vossol.
(b) Any vossel violating the provisions of subsoction (a) of this section shall bo denied for a period of throo months the right to enter the ports or territorial waters of the United States excopt in cases of force majeuro. (Nov. 4, 1939, c. 2, 12:04 p.m., Sec. 141, 54 Stat. 11.)
PROTECTION OF PRESIDENT
TITLE 18, Sec. 89. THREATS AGAINST PRESIDENT. Any person who knowingly and willfully deposits or causes to be dopositod for conveyance in the mail or for delivery from any post office or by any letter carrier any lottor, paper, writing, print, missivo, or document containing any threat to take the life of or to inflict bodily harm upon the President of the United States, or who knowingly and willfully otherwise makes any such throat against the Presidont, shall upon conviction be fined not exceeding $1,000 or imprisoned not excoeding five years, or both. (Feb. 14, 1917, c. 64, 39 Stat. 919.)
TREASON, REBELLION, SEDITIOUS CONSPIRACY, SUBVERSIVE ACTIVITIES, ETC.
TITLE 18, Soc. l. (Criminal Code, section 1.) TREASON. Whoever, owing allogiance to the Unitod States, lovios war against thom or adheres to their enemies, giving them aid and comfort within the United States or olsowhore, is guilty of treason. (R. S. Soc. 5331; Mar. 4, 1909, c. 321, Soc. 1, 35 Stat. 1088.)
TITLE 18, Soc, 2. (Criminal Code, section 2.) TREASON; PUNISHMENT. Whoever is convicted of treason shall suffor death; or, at the discretion of the court, shall bo imprisonod not loss than five years and fined not loss than $10,000, to be lovied on and collected out of any or all of his property, roal and perBonal, of which he was the owner at the time of committing such treason, any sale or conveyance to the contrary notwithstanding; and every person so convicted of troason, shall moreover, be incapable of holding any offico under the United States. (R. S. Soo. 5332; Mar. 4, 1909, c. 321, Soo. 2, 35 Stat. 1088.)
TITLE 18, Soc. 3. (CRIMINAL CODE, SECTION 3.) MISPRISION OF TREASON; PUNISH.ENT. Whoever, owing allogiance to the United States and having knowledge of the commission of any treason against thom, concoals and does not, as soon as may be, disclose and make Imown the same to the President or to some judge of the United States, or to the governor or to some judge or justico of a particular Stato, is guilty of misprision of treason and shall be imprisoned not more than soven years and fined not more than $1,000. (R. S. 5333; Mar. 4, 1909, c. 321, Sec. 3, 35 Stat. 1088.)
TITLE 18, Sec. 4. (CRIMINAL CODE, SECTION 4.) INCITING REBELLION OR INSURRECTION. Whoever incitos, sets on foot, assists, or engages in any rebellion or insurroction against the authority of the United States or tho laws the roof, or gives aid or comfort thereto, shall be imprisonod not more than ton years or fined not moro than $10,000, or both; and shall, moroover, be incapable of holding any office under tho United States. (R. S. Soc. 5334;. Mar. 4, 1909, c. 321, Soc. 4, 35 Stat. 1088.)
TITLE 18, Soc. 6. (CRIMINAL CODE, SECTION 6.) SEDITIOUS CONSPIRACY. If two or more persons in any State or Territory, or in any place subjoct to the jurisdiction of the United States, conspire to overthrow, put down, or to dostroy by force the Government of the Unitod Statos, or to lovy war against them, or to oppose by forco the authority the roof, or by forco to prevent, hindor, or dolay the execution of any law of
the United States, or by force to seize, take, or possess any property of the Unito Statos contrary to the authority thereof, they shall each be fined not more than $5,000 or imprisoned not more than six yoars, or both. (R. S. Soc. 5336; Jar. 1, 1909, c. 321, Sec. 6, 35 Stat. 1089.)
TITLE 18, Soo. 7. (CRIMINAL CODE, SECTION 7.) RECRUITING FOR SERVICE AGAINST UNITED STATES. Whoover recruits soldiors or sailors within the Unitod Statos, or in any placo subject to the jurisdiction thoroof, to ongage in armed hostility against the same, or opons within the Unitod States, or in any place subject to the jurisdiction thereof, a recruiting station for the enlistment of such soldiers or sailors to serve in any mannor in armed hostility against the Unitod States, shall be fined not more than $1,000 and imprisoned not more than five years. (R. S, Soc. 5337; iMar. 4, 1909, c. 321. Soc. 7, 35 Stat. 1089.)
TITLE 18, Soc. 8. (CRIMINAL CODE, SECTION 8) ENLISTING TO SERVE AGAINST UNITED STATES. Every porson onlisted or engaged within the United Statos or in any place subject to tho jurisdiction thereof, with intont to serve in armed hostility against the United States, shall be fined $100 and imprisoned not more than throo yoars. (R. S. Sec. 5338; Mar. 4, 1909, c. 321, Soc. 8, 35 Stat. 1089.)
TITLE 1, Soc. 1. (ALIEN REGISTRATION ACT, 1940) (a) It shall be unlawful for any person with intent to interfero with, impair, or influence the loyalty, morale, or discipline of the military or naval forces of the Unitod States-
(1) to adviso, counsol, urge, or in any manner cause insubordination, disloyalty, mutiny, or rofusal of duty by any member of the military or naval forces of the United States; or
(2) to distributo any written or printed matter which advises, counsels, or urges insubordination, disloyalty, mutiny, or refusal of duty by any nombor of the military or naval forces of the Unitod Statos.
(b) For the purposes of this section, the torm "military or naval forces of the United States" includos tho Army of the United States, as dofined in section 1 of the National Defense Act of Juno 3, 1916, as amondod (48 Stat. 153; U. S. C., title 10, sec. 2), the Navy, Marine Corps, Coast Guard, Naval Reserve, and Marine Corps Reserve of the United States; and, when any merchant vessel is commissioned in the Navy or is in the service of the Army or the Navy, includes the master, officers, and crew of such vessel.
TITLE 1, Soc. 2. (ALIEN REGISTRATION ACT, 1940) (a) It shall be unlawful for any person-
(1) to knowingly or willfully advocato, abet, advise, or teach the duty, nocessity, desirability, or proprioty of overthrowing or destroying any government in the Unitod States by forco or violence, or by assassination of any officer of any such government;
(2) with the intent to cause the overthrow or destruction of any government in the Unitod Statos, to print, publish, edit, issue, circulato, soll, distributo, or publioly display any written or printod mattor advocating, advising, or teaching the duty, necessity, desirability, or propriety of overthrowing or dostroying any government in the United States by forco or violence;
(3) to organizo or. help to organize any society, group, or assembly of pe sons who teach, advocate, or enoourage tho overthrow or destruction of any government in the United States by force or violenco; or to be or bocomo a member of, or affiliato with, any such society, group, or assembly of persons, knowing the purposes thoroof.
(b) For the purposes of this section, the term "government in the Unitod Statos" means the Government of the United States, the government of any State, Territory, or possession of the United States, tho govornmont of the District of Columbia, or the government of any political subdivision of any of thom.
TITLE 1, Soc. 3. (ALIEN REGISTRATION ACT, 1940) It shall be unlawful for any person to attempt to comunit, or to conspire to comnit, any of the acts prohibitod by the provisions of this title.
TITLE 1, Sec. 4. (ALIEN REGISTRATION ACT, 1940) Any writton or printod mattor of the character doscribed in section 1 or section 2 of this Act, which is intended for use in violation of this Act, may be taken from any house or other place in which it may be found, or from any person in whose possession it may be, under a search warrant issued pursuant to the provisions of title XI of the Act ontitled "An Act to punish acts of interference with the foreign relations, the neutrality and the foreign commerce of tho United States, to punish espionage, and better to enforco the criminal laws of the United States, and for othor purposes", approved June 15, 1917 (40 Stat, 228; V. S. C., title 18, ch. 18).
TITLE 1, Sec. 5. (ALIEN REGISTRATION ACT, 1940) (a) Any person who violates any of the provisions of this title shall, upon conviction thereof, be fined not more than $10,000 or imprisoned for not more than ten years, or both.
(b) No person convicted of violating any of the provisions of this titlo shall, during the five years noxt following his conviction, be eligible for employment by the United States, or by any department or Agoncy thoroof (including any corporation the stock of which is wholly owned by the United Statos). (Act of June 28, 1940, Public #670, 76th Cong., 3rd Sossion.)
TITLE 18, Soc. 94. (CRIMINAL CODE, SECTION 42.) ENTICING DESERTION FROM ARMY OR NAVY. Whoevor shall ontice or procure, or attempt or endeavor to entico or procuro, any soldier in the military service, or any seaman or other person in the naval service of the United States, or who has been recruited for such service, to dosort thorefrom, or shall aid any such soldier, seaman, or other person in deserting or in attompting to desert from such servico; or whoover shall harbor, conceal, protect, or assist any such soldier, soaman, or othor person who may have desertod from such sorvice, knowing him to have dosortod therefrom, or shall refuso to give up and deliver such soldier, soaman, or other person on the domand of