Tuesday, June 27, 2006
Flag Burning Amendment Defeated
The flag burning amendment has , and I’m completely fucking surprised.

WASHINGTON - A constitutional amendment to ban flag desecration died in a Senate cliffhanger Tuesday, a single vote short of the support needed to send it to the states for ratification a week before Independence Day.

The 66-34 tally in favor of the amendment was one less than the two-thirds required. The House surpassed that threshold last year, 286-130.

Crazy Conservative Panderers - 0 | Civil Liberties - 2

I guess the flag isn’t bigger than Jesus, afterall.

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