Rep. Paul Broun recently sat down with U.S. English to discuss his English language amendment to H.R. 2499, the Puerto Rico Democracy Act. The amendment, which came within four votes of passage, would have required Puerto Rico to accept English as its official language of governance before being able to petition for statehood.

U.S. English, Inc. is the nation's oldest and largest non-partisan citizens' action group dedicated to preserving the unifying role of the English language in the United States. Founded in 1983 by the late Sen. S.I. Hayakawa of California, U.S. English, Inc. ( www.usenglish.org ) now has more than 2 million members.