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S J Res 12 - Flag Desecration Constitutional Amendment - Key Vote

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Ben Nelson voted Yea (Passage) on this Legislation-Resolution.

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Legislation-Resolution - Resolution Failed (Senate) (66-34) - (Key vote)

Title: Flag Desecration Constitutional Amendment

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a joint resolution proposing a constitutional amendment that authorized Congress to ban physical desecration of the U.S. flag.

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NOTE: AN AMENDMENT TO THE CONSTITUTION REQUIRES TWO-THIRDS APPROVAL IN EACH CHAMBER OF CONGRESS, AND RATIFICATION BY THREE-FOURTHS OF THE STATE LEGISLATURES WITHIN SEVEN YEARS OF THE DATE THE AMENDMENT WAS SUBMITTED.

Legislation-Resolution - Introduced (Senate) -

Title: Flag Desecration Constitutional Amendment

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