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  • New Law for Old Glory

    07/06/2007 5:55:07 PM PDT · by EGPWS · 36 replies · 800+ views
    New law for Old Glory Associated PressLast update: July 03, 2007 – 1:07 PM By year's end, a new law will require every Old Glory sold in Minnesota stores to be American made. It's the latest and strongest attempt by states to stem imports of foreign-made U.S. flags. The law's sponsor, Democratic Rep. Tom Rukavina, said the flag deserves extra protection. To celebrate his legislative victory, he plans to hand out 1,000 miniature flags at Fourth of July parades in his district. The new law doesn't spell out a penalty for violators. In Minnesota, the default punishment for prohibited...