S.Res.71 - A resolution expressing the support for the Pledge of Allegiance.108th Congress (2003-2004)
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|Sponsor:||Sen. Murkowski, Lisa [R-AK] (Introduced 03/04/2003)|
|Latest Action:||03/04/2003 Resolution agreed to in Senate with an amendment and with a preamble by Yea-Nay Vote. 94 - 0. Record Vote Number: 39.|
|Major Recorded Votes:||03/04/2003 : Passed Senate|
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Summary: S.Res.71 — 108th Congress (2003-2004)All Bill Information (Except Text)
Declares that the Senate strongly disapproves of the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals decision in Newdow v. U.S. Congress and the decision of the full court not to reconsider the case en banc.
Passed Senate amended (03/04/2003)
Authorizes and instructs the Senate Legal Counsel either to seek to intervene in the case to defend the constitutionality of the words "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance, or to file an amicus curiae brief in support of such constitutionality.