Posts Tagged ‘ Pledge of Allegiance ’

‘Under God’ Stays In The Pledge Of Allegiance

May 21st, 2014 | By

One nation, under God, indivisible, with Liberty and Justice for all. These words have long echoed throughout America’s history. Students rise, face the flag, and with hands over hearts, recognize the values that have historically united our nation and made the United States of America exceptional: faith, freedom, justice, and unity.

Atheists Sue Against Pledge Of Allegiance In New Jersey

Apr 24th, 2014 | By

The American Humanist Association and a family of militant atheist troublemakers are suing a local school district because it permits the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance – which includes the words “under God” in it.

According to these atheists, the speaking of “under God” is somehow a violation of the equal protection guarantees of the New Jersey Constitution.

‘Pledge Of Allegiance’ Threatened In Massachusetts Case

Oct 8th, 2013 | By

The Pledge of Allegiance to the Flag is once again under legal threat by atheists who seem to have a phobia against the mention of God in the classroom or in public meetings.

Becket Fund Defends Pledge Of Allegiance In Massachusetts

Sep 4th, 2013 | By

UPDATED: After three failed attempts to strike down “under God” on the federal level, atheist advocates now seek to challenge it on the state level in Acton-Boxborough, Massachusetts. On October 21, 2011, the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty filed a request to intervene in the case on behalf of students who want to continue saying the Pledge of Allegiance, their parents, and the Knights of Columbus. The Becket Fund entered the case to defend the Pledge from yet another constitutional challenge to the words “under God”.

Prayer Caucus Members Defend ‘In God We Trust’

May 20th, 2013 | By

Forty-one members of the House of Representatives have signed an amicus curiae brief from the American Center for Law and Justice and the American Catholic Lawyers Association to support “In God We Trust” on U.S. currency. Many of these Members of Congress are part of the Congressional Prayer Caucus, headed by Rep. Randy Forbes (R-VA).

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