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HR 2028 - Pledge of Allegiance Protection Bill - Key Vote

National Key Votes

Bernie Sanders voted Nay (Passage) on this Legislation.

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Legislation - Bill Passed (House) (247-173) - (Key vote)

Title: Pledge of Allegiance Protection Bill

Vote Smart's Synopsis:

Vote to pass a bill that would forbid federal courts and the Supreme Court from hearing cases questioning or interpreting the Pledge of Allegiance and its constitutionality.

Highlights:
  • Provides that the Superior Court of the District of Columbia and the District of Columbia Court of Appeals shall be exempted from the provisions of this act (Sec. 2).
Legislation - Introduced (House) -

Title: Pledge of Allegiance Protection Bill

Sponsors

  • W. Todd Akin (MO - R) (Out Of Office)

Co-sponsors

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