official english legislation

Jordan Rich funkmasterj at MAILANDNEWS.COM
Fri Jun 1 16:41:27 UTC 2001

At 10:09 AM 6/1/01 -0500, you wrote:
>FYI, HR 1984, the "English Language Unity Act of 2001," was introduced into
>the House on May 24. A copy of the bill follows:
>         The Congress finds and declares the following:
>                         (2) Throughout the history of the United States, the
>common thread binding individuals of differing backgrounds has been the
>English language.

News to me.

>         `(a) UNIFORM LANGUAGE TESTING STANDARD- All citizens should be able
>to read and understand generally the English language text of the
>Declaration of Independence, the Constitution, and the Laws of the United
>States made in pursuance of the Constitution.

Absolutely horrible.

How can anyone vote for this in good conscience?


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