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pledge of allegiance

The Radical Roots of America’s Songs (And Pledge!) Rebuke Trump’s ‘Patriotism’

“We all salute the same great American flag,” President Donald Trump told an enthusiastic crowd at a rally of evangelical Christians and military veterans at the Kennedy Center last Saturday. Wearing his flag label pin, Trump appeared on stage decorated with a massive American flag. The audience — many of them decked out in red, […]

July 3, 2017

Fla. Mayor Orders Police To Remove Man Who Wouldn’t Stand For Pledge Of Allegiance

By Stephen Hudak, Orlando Sentinel ORLANDO, Fla. — Winter Garden Mayor John Rees ordered a man to leave the city commission meeting Thursday night because he refused to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. “I just said, ‘Either stand or go in the hallway.’ He wouldn’t,” said Rees, 65, who was elected to a third, […]

August 29, 2014

Atheist Family Sues Schools, Calling Pledge Of Allegiance Discriminatory

By Hannan Adely, The Record (Hackensack, N.J.) HACKENSACK, N.J. — A Monmouth County family is suing a New Jersey school district, alleging that the reciting of the Pledge of Allegiance is discriminatory because it asks students to pledge “under God.” The family, represented by the American Humanist Association, claims that the daily pledge discriminates against atheists […]

April 22, 2014