Did You Know Some States Have English as their Official Language? Find Out Which Ones Here

The Washington Post created a map that lists which states have some sort of law regarding English as the official language.

A new Rasmussen survey finds that 83% of those polled believe that English should be the official language of the United States. A total of 1,000 adults were surveyed by telephone with an error margin of +/- 3%.

Little known to many Americans is that ten states do have English designated as their official language. Twenty have English as the official language with additional requirements. In the state of Massachusetts, English is recognized as the official language by the State Supreme Court. There are currently five additional states who are considering legislation to make English the official language of their state. They are Michigan, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, and West Virginia.


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