Vote to save dignity of Stars and Stripes

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Vote to save dignity of Stars and Stripes

Washington - The US House of Representatives yesterday approved a constitutional amendment to make it illegal to desecrate the American flag. The vote was 312-120, well over the two-thirds majority required. The amendment now goes to the Senate, which also must approve it by a two-thirds majority. It would then need to be ratified by three-quarters, or 38, of the 50 states. Reut

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