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Pledge of Allegiance in the
U.S. Code of Law
The Pledge of
Allegiance is codified twice in the laws of the United States.
The paragraphs in both sections are identical and are titled:
"Pledge of allegiance to the flag; manner of delivery":
The Pledge of Allegiance
to the Flag, ''I pledge allegiance to
the Flag of the United States of America, and to the
which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with
and justice for all.'', should be rendered by standing
facing the flag with the right hand over the heart. When
uniform men should remove their headdress with their right
hold it at the left shoulder, the hand being over the heart.
Persons in uniform should remain silent, face the flag, and
the military salute.
TITLE 4 - FLAG AND SEAL, SEAT OF GOVERNMENT, AND THE STATES
CHAPTER 1 - THE FLAG
United States Code as of January 22, 2002
TITLE 36 - PATRIOTIC SOCIETIES AND OBSERVANCES
CHAPTER 10 - PATRIOTIC CUSTOMS
United States Code as of January 26, 1998