U.S. Rep. Barber's Anti-Flag Desecration Bill Goes Nowhere

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Representative Barber introduces in the House of Representatives a bill that would "protect the national flag from desecration." Barber's bill would outlaw imprinting, stamping, or otherwise affixing words or designs on either an actual flag or any representation of a flag for the purpose of "advertisement of merchandise or other property, or of any person's trade, occupation, or business."

The bill goes nowhere.

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