The Lakewood Observer: As Independence Day Nears, Senator Brown Reintroduces All American Flag Act

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The Lakewood Observer: As Independence Day Nears, Senator Brown Reintroduces All American Flag Act

On Friday, June 14th, In honor of Flag Day, U.S. Sen. Sherrod Brown (D-OH) joined veterans on board the USS COD to announce the reintroduction of the All-American Flag Act, legislation that would ensure that flags purchased by the Federal government are entirely made in America.

“American flags should be American-made,” Brown said. “It is the right way to honor our veterans and it is the right way to support American workers and businesses. With Ohio companies proudly producing the American flag, taxpayer funds should not be used to purchase those made in other countries. The All-American Flag Act of 2013 would ensure that the government buys flags that are entirely produced with American-made materials.”

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