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Legion supports veteran's fight for flagpole

Legion supports veteran's fight for flagpole

A Medal of Honor recipient wants to fly his U.S. flag on his front lawn, but his homeowners' association says no.

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Flag amendment needs co-sponsors in House, Senate

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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Bunning presented "Good Guy" Award

Bunning presented "Good Guy" Award

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.

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Protecting Flag worth the effort

Protecting Flag worth the effort

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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Flag amendment introduced in House, Senate

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.

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Professor supports flag-protection amendment

Professor supports flag-protection amendment

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.

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Grassley dedicated to protecting the flag

Grassley dedicated to protecting the flag

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:

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Legion opposes media photography of flag-draped caskets

Legion opposes media photography of flag-draped caskets

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.

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