In April, Rep. Paul Broun (GA) introduced legislation to make English the national language of the United States. The bill, H.R. 5759, has since collected more than 35 co-sponsors. In this interview with U.S. English, Inc. Rep. Broun explains the effects of the English as the Official Language Act and why passage of the bill is so critical for our country.

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. ( ) now has more than 2 million members.