Subversive Candidates to Run Amok in PA, May Even “Alter” Government, McCarthy Says

In Culture of Corruption, Election 2006, Laws & Regulation, Misc., US Politics on August 28, 2006 at 10:18 am


Candidates for public office in Pennsylvania no longer have to sign a McCarthy-era loyalty oath pledging that they are not ‘subversive.’

…The 1951 law describes as subversive anyone who advocates or takes part in “any act intended to overthrow, destroy (or) alter” the government.

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