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The Sussex Square Homeowners' Association Board has withdrawn legal action against a World War II Medal of Honor recipient who erected a flagpole with the U.S. flag on his property.
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Identical versions of the flag amendment rest in committee in both chambers of Congress. Legionnaires are encouraged to contact their senators and representatives and ask them to support the amendment.
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The right to protect the flag was a right that we, as a country, had possessed since the birth of our nation.
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Sen. David Vitter, R-La., introduced legislation May 6 to pass a proposed constitutional amendment that would return to the American people the right to protect their flag from desecration.
Professor Richard D. Parker is a staunch supporter of a constitutional amendment that would return the people’s right to protect the U.S. Flag from physical desecration.
Sen. Charles Grassley, R-Iowa, received the Legion's Distinguished Public Service Award at The American Legion's Washington Conference on March 3. Following are excerpts from his speech:
The American Legion opposes the lifting of a long-standing ban on photographing flag-draped caskets arriving home from the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Kentucky Sen. Jim Bunning received the James V. Day “Good Guy” Award at the 91st National Convention. He strongly supports passage of a flag amendment.
Bipartisan legislation has been introduced in Congress that would allow for a constitutional amendment that would protect Old Glory.
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