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A summary of loyalty oaths by state

Below is a list detailing loyalty oaths by state. The list is not intended to be considered exhaustive.

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OLYMPIA, Wash. —

Below is a list detailing loyalty oaths by state. The list is not intended to be considered exhaustive.

ALABAMA - Emergency management workers shall not advocate for the overthrow of the government or have been convicted of or indicted on charges of subversive activities. They shall also take an oath swearing to uphold the U.S. and Alabama constitutions.

ARIZONA - Most public employees must swear to uphold and defend the U.S. and Arizona constitutions.

CALIFORNIA - Those belonging to groups intent on overthrowing the government are not allowed in most public-sector jobs. Most public-sector employees are also required to swear an oath upholding the U.S. and California constitutions.

CONNECTICUT - Persons holding civil preparedness positions may not be convicted of or indicted on engaging in subversive acts. They must also swear an oath to uphold the U.S. and Connecticut constitutions.

FLORIDA - Public-sector workers are required to swear an oath upholding the U.S. and Florida constitutions.

GEORGIA - Communist Party members are prohibited from public-sector employment. Public employees must also take an oath to uphold the U.S. and Georgia constitutions.

HAWAII - Elected and appointed officials as well as law enforcement officers are required to swear an oath upholding the U.S. and Hawaii constitutions.

IDAHO - Elected and appointed officials are required to swear an oath upholding the U.S. and Idaho constitutions.

ILLINOIS - Candidates for public office must not be Communist Party members.

OHIO - Emergency management workers must not advocate for the overthrow of the government. They must also pledge to uphold the U.S. and Ohio constitutions.

OKLAHOMA - Emergency management workers shall not have been convicted of or indicted on charges of subversive activities. They must also pledge to uphold the U.S. and Oklahoma constitutions.

PENNSYLVANIA - Those hired by an appointing authority shall not be subversive persons and shall swear to uphold the U.S. and Pennsylvania constitutions.

TENNESSEE - Teachers in schools receiving public funds shall take an oath to support the U.S. and Tennessee constitutions.

VIRGINIA - Emergency services workers shall not be associated with a subversive group and shall swear an oath upholding the U.S. and Virginia constitutions.

WASHINGTON - Public employees shall not be members of the Communist Party.

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Compiled from information provided by ACLU staff attorney Gabe Rottman.

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