|Rep. George Miller, a Democrat from California, tacked an amendment on H.R. 1388, entitled 'Generations Invigorating Volunteerism and Education Act,' or GIVE - Obama's plan to require mandatory service for all able young people. The amendment will 'prohibit organizations from attempting to influence legislation; organize or engage in protests, petitions, boycotts, or strikes; and assist, promote, or deter union organizing...'
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