Flag Desecration Amendment Debate

In an excerpt, members debated an amendment to the U.S. Constitution which would bar desecration of the American flag. The legislation would allow each… read more

Flag Desecration Amendment Debate In an excerpt, members debated an amendment to the U.S. Constitution

which would bar desecration of the American flag. The legislation

would allow each state to decide what “desecration” means. The

resolution later passed in the House. Rep. Ackerman exhibited a box

full of items such as underwear and paper plates, which had U.S. flags

printed on them.

Rep. Solomon is chair of the House Rules Committee. Rep. Hyde is chair of the House Judiciary Committee. Rep. Gilman is chair of the House International Relations Committee. close

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Flag Desecration Amendment Debate

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Program ID:
65960-1
Category:
House Highlight
Format:
House Highlight
Location:
Washington, District of Columbia, United States
First Aired:
Jul 01, 1995 | 12:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
Last Aired:
Jul 02, 1995 | 6:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 2

Airing Details

  • Jul 01, 1995 | 12:38pm EDT | C-SPAN 1
  • Jul 01, 1995 | 6:29pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
  • Jul 02, 1995 | 6:52pm EDT | C-SPAN 2
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