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  • State Rep. David Craig (WI) 9:35 pm on December 19, 2013 Permalink |
    Tags: , , , Patriotism,   

    Wisconsin ends political-correctness attack on school mascots

    Bill: AB297 (PDF)

    Sponsored by Reps. Craig, Nass, et al., and signed into law in 2013 by Gov. Scott Walker, AB297 (Public Act No.115) requires that individuals objecting to a race-based nickname, logo, mascot, or team name must collect signatures prior to submitting a complaint to the Wisconsin Department of Public Instruction. Moreover, a complaint must include a number of electors’ signatures that is equal to at least 10% of the school district’s membership. In addition, AB297 specifies that a petition signature is valid only if it was obtained within the 120-day period before the complaint is filed.

    Also: “Gov. Scott Walker signs bill making it harder to change allegedly ‘racist’ school mascots”

    “Scott Walker signs bill on Indian team names and mascots”

    “Legislative memo explaining Amendment 1 of AB297”

  • State Rep. Rick Saccone (PA) 6:03 am on October 26, 2013 Permalink |
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    Pennsylvania schools to display ‘In God We Trust’ motto

    Bill: HB1728 (PDF)

    Sponsored by Rep. Saccone et al., HB1728 (“The National Motto Display Act”) states that the board of directors of every school district in this Commonwealth shall display the motto “In God We Trust,” which is declared in 36 U.S.C. § 302 (relating to 14 national motto) to be the national motto of the United States, in each school building. Form. The display of the motto “In God We Trust” may take the form of, but is not limited to, a mounted plaque or may include artwork as a result of a student contest that will be prominently displayed in each school building.

    Also: “Pennsylvania bill would require schools to display ‘In God We Trust’ motto”

  • Gov. Rick Snyder (MI) 6:29 am on October 1, 2013 Permalink |
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    Michigan public schools begin saying Pledge of Allegiance, displaying U.S. flag

    Bill: SB637 (PDF)

    Sponsored by Sen. Roger Kahn, and signed into law in 2012 by Gov. Rick Snyder, SB637 requires that “In addition to the display of the flag at the school required under subsection (1), the board or board of directors shall ensure that a United States flag is displayed in each classroom or other instructional site in which pupils recite the pledge of allegiance to the flag of the United States.”

    Also: “Michigan public school students saying Pledge of Allegiance after passage of new law”

    “Pledge of Allegiance in school is now law in Michigan”

    “Michigan Senate Passes Bill Requiring Pledge Of Allegiance In Schools”

  • State Sen. Aaron Osmond (UT) 3:49 pm on March 14, 2012 Permalink |
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    Utah schools to say Pledge of Allegiance

    Bill: SB223 (PDF)

    Sponsored by Sen. Aaron Osmond and Rep. Bill Wright, and signed into law by Gov. Herbert, SB223 requires that the State Board of Education shall provide a program of instruction that shall include the history of the U.S. flag, etiquette, customs pertaining to the display and use of the flag, and other patriotic exercises. The pledge of allegiance to the flag shall be recited once at the beginning of each day in each public school classroom in the state, led by a student in the classroom, as assigned by the classroom teacher on a rotating basis.

    Also: “Lawmakers make daily pledge recital mandatory in every public school”

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