American flag

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the national flag of the United States of America

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I call upon the people of the United States to participate in this national observance and to display the flag of the United States on Loyalty Day as a symbol of pride in our Nation.
Rehnquist, Chief Justice of the United States, I hereby order, by the authority vested in me by the Constitution and laws of the United States of America, including section 7 of title 4, United States Code, that the flag of the United States shall be flown at half-staff at the White House and on all public buildings and grounds, at all military posts and naval stations, and on all naval vessels of the Federal Government in the District of Columbia and throughout the United States and its Territories and possessions until sunset, Tuesday, September 13, 2005.
They range from the 1774 Taunton flag to the 1960 Official Flag of the United States.
If a constitutional amendment outlawing desecration of the flag of the United States of America ever passes, the First Amendment regarding free exercise of religion and expression must also be altered or amended," wrote Merritt McKeon, an adjunct professor at Trinity Law School in Santa Ana, Calif.
In terms of competition, I fully expect this team, proudly flying the flag of the United States, will be at the sharp end of the race for honors.
But whatever they call me, I am your flag or, as I proudly state, the flag of the United States of America.
Local press had published earlier last week that Women's Affairs Office Director, Maria Dolores Fernos, an avowed separatist/anti-US advocate, had removed the flag of the United States of America from that public agency which receives over $4 million in federal funds, going against tradition as well as local and federal laws and regulations.
On June 14, 1777, to establish an official flag for the new nation, the Continental Congress passed the first Flag Act: "Resolved, That the flag of the United States be made of thirteen stripes, alternate red and white; that the union be thirteen stars, white in a blue field, representing a new Constellation.
They desecrate it by voting to amend the Bill of Rights and passing laws prohibiting ``the physical desecration of the flag of the United States,'' thereby destroying the substance of the symbol.
It was an amazing opportunity to creatively incorporate elements of the flag of the United States into a design that captures the current feeling of the nation," said Mr.
Then, on Flag Day, a Texas senator called for an amendment to protect the flag of the United States from burning or other acts of desecration.
Supporters say they will not lose this year on a constitutional amendment that says simply: ``Congress shall have the power to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States.
In response to the traumatic events of September 11, Americans are urged to fly the Flag of the United States of America as a reminder of unity, freedom and patriotism.
Bush's directive that the flag of the United States be displayed at half-staff at the White House and on all buildings, grounds and Naval vessels of the United States for 30 days after Reagan's death, Governor Rendell has ordered all Commonwealth flags flown at half-staff.
The flag of the United States should be lowered to half-staff on the 200th anniversary of the death of George Washington.
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