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Date(s) - 10/26/2023
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm

Should we change the Minnesota State Flag and Seal?

Religion Ethics and Ideas will meet by ZOOM at 7:00 PM Thursday October 26, 2023. Our question will be should the state flag and the state seal be changed. (The state seal is a separate item but is currently emblazoned on the Flag). In the most recent session of the legislature a bill was passed creating a commission to create a new state flag and state seal. They are to report back by January 1, 2024, with new designs for the flag and seal. Some obvious questions are why should the flag & seal be changed? What should the criteria be for an acceptable design for the flag and the seal.  (The legislature gave some direction about what can be included and what should not be included in the design(s)). Why should we even have a state flag and a state seal? Should there be a statewide referendum?