'There's a $3,000 bounty on your head in Philadelphia': Woman gets death threats after Facebook video of her urinating on an American flag goes viral

Mail Online | 7/5/2017 | Kelly Mclaughlin For Mailonline
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A Pennsylvania woman has received death threats after publicly sharing a video of herself urinating on an American flag.

Emily Lance, of Philadelphia, had a friend film as she urinated on to a flag submerged in her bathroom toilet using a GoGirl, a device that assists women in urinating while standing up.

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She captioned the video, which she posted on Facebook and later deleted: 'F*** your nationalism. F*** your country. F*** your stupid f****** flag'.

The song Night Moves by Bob Seger and The Silver Bullet Band plays in the background of the clip.

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The video quickly went viral as thousands of people slammed Lance for being disrespectful to the nation and the flag.

Social media users sent her death threats, suggested someone slit her throat and even offered to pay money for someone to kill her.

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One social media user told Lance that someone had used Craigslist to put an ad for a $3,000 bounty against her.

Others called her disrespectful, unpatriotic and offensive for urinating on an American symbol.

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Some commenters suggested that Lance was a 'snowflake', 'liberal extremist' and the result of 'privileged white kids in this new generation'.

Lance was called an 'attention w****' and 'worthless', with some commenters saying she has 'no self respect'.

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As the video, which has since been deleted, caught traction online, Lance tried to explain why she decided to share the video.

'Freedom (of speech/expression) means that I'm entitled to do and say as I please, EVEN if you don't...
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