Proposing an Amendment to the Constitution Authorizing Congress to Prohibit the Physical Desecration of the Flag: Hearing Before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate, One Hundred Fifth Congress, Second Session, on S.J. Res. 40 ... July 8, 1998, Volume 4

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Page 8 - If there is a bedrock principle underlying the First Amendment, it is that the government may not prohibit the expression of an idea simply because society finds the idea itself offensive or disagreeable.
Page 139 - The Congress and the States shall have power to prohibit the physical desecration of the flag of the United States.
Page 146 - IN THE SENATE OF THE UNITED STATES MAY 15 (legislative day, MAT 13), 1987 Mr. ROTH introduced the following joint resolution; which was read twice and referred to the Committee on the Judiciary JOINT RESOLUTION Proposing an amendment to the Constitution of the United States relative to limiting campaign expenditures. 1 Resolved by the Senate and House of Representatives...
Page 54 - States move with rapidity in this matter; and be it further Resolved, That copies of this resolution be transmitted to the President of the United States, the President of the United States...
Page 60 - BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that copies of this memorial be dispatched to the President of the United States, to the President of the United States...
Page 62 - Resolution be transmitted to the Secretary of the United States Senate, the Clerk of the United States House of Representatives, and each member of the Hawaii congressional delegation.
Page 16 - We doubt very much whether any action of a State not directed, by way of discrimination, against the negroes as a class, or on account of their race, will ever be held to come within the purview of this provision.
Page 56 - Now, therefore, be it Resolved by the Assembly and Senate of the State of California, jointly. That the Legislature of the State of California respectfully memorializes the President and the Congress of the United States to...
Page 98 - States, and to the Senate and House of Representatives of the United States, in Congress assembled : We, your memorialists, the senate and the house of representatives of the State of Washington, in legislative session assembled...
Page 128 - I am honored to have this opportunity to present the views of the Enlisted men and women of the National Guard of the United States. Our members are very appreciative of the support extended to them in the past, and are very confident that you will, through your diligent and conscientious efforts, give serious consideration to the most critical issues facing the National Guard today.

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