Freedom to Travel
On Agreeing to the Amendment
House Roll Call No. 483
108th Congress, 1st Session

Agreed to: 227-188 (see complete tally)
On September 9, 2003, the House passed -- by a vote of 227 to 188 -- an amendment to the Transportation, Treasury, and Independent Agencies Appropriations Act of 2004 (H.R. 2989) that prohibits the enforcement of a ban on travel to Cuba, thereby upholding the freedom to travel. The ACLU supports freedom of movement because it allows access to information, encourages the free exchange of ideas, and is protected by the Constitution. (Roll Call Vote No. 483)

Vote Map: House Roll Call No. 483
Votes For : 227
Votes Against : 188
Not Voting : 19