(j) The flag represents a living country and is itself considered a living thing. Title 4, United States Code, Chapter 1
Living Things Need Nurtured.
14 June 1775 -
“True Americanism is an ideology that is continually nurtured within one’s soul through individual daily actions, thoughts and beliefs in what their responsibilities are to be, blessed to live in one nation, under God, with liberty and justice for all.”
Rich Anderson, American Legion Americanism Commission Chairman