Oklahoma native battles to merge beer, God, country

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An Oklahoma native is pledging to sue the federal government for the right to print the Pledge of Allegiance on beer cans.

Don Sessions founded Ol’Glory energy drinks and now wants to use his patriotic theme to sell beer under the Ol’Glory name.

But the federal Alcohol and Tobacco Tax and Trade Bureau won’t sanction the label design, citing a federal statute prohibiting labels with images and statements relating to the American flag.

“The Pledge of Allegiance is the official pledge to the flag by an act of Congress,” states the agency’s Sept. 24 denial. “Delete this text.”

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