Late Sen. Chafee’s son, poised to take father’s seat, believed to oppose flag amendment

Thursday, November 4, 1999

Opponents of an amendment to outlaw flag-burning lost an articulate and influential supporter with the death of Rhode Island Sen. John Chafee, but it appears that the appointment of Chafee's son, Lincoln, to the Senate seat will not change the for-and-against vote totals on the issue.

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