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Post Scripts: Long overdue

Posted By On June 30, 1999 @ 8:00 am In Opinion | No Comments

by Joe Snyder

It is a proposed one-sentence amendment to the Constitution. It reads: "Congress shall have the power to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States." After years of delay and obstruction, it now appears Congress will pass this proposed amendment, long overdue.

Why do we need this amendment? In 1989, five of the nine Supreme Court Justices voted to overturn existing laws in 48

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