The U.S. House of Representatives has voted to make it easier to report on UFOs and other unexplained phenomena.

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The bill was an amendment to the National Defense Authorization Act and will establish a formal system for officials in and out of the government to report sightings and other unexplained phenomena.

Passing without a debate, the measure signals a new openness to reports of UFOs, a topic once considered taboo in the decades prior.

The amendment came from Reps. Mike Gallagher (R-Wisconsin) and Ruben Gallego (D-Arizona). Both politicians have been outspoken about taking UFO reports more seriously, expressing a need for more transparency to the public and better synergy within the government agencies.

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Gallegher stated that his main goal “is to ensure that our military and intelligence community are armed with the best possible information, capital, and scientific resources to defeat our enemies and maintain military and technology superiority.”

At the same time, however, he aimed “to further Congress’ ability to fact gather and further prove or disprove the origin and threat nature of whatever seems to be flying in our skies.”

In a report in 2021, the Pentagon released previously classified documents on strange encounters with unexplained objects. The dossier included a video that seemed to show a UFO flying and stopping at unusual speeds. The video has been debunked by several sources online.

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