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Under God

Patriotism, Religion, Obama

Herb Silverman | Posted 05.05.2015 | Politics
Herb Silverman

I'm interested in why people ask these questions, and how their answers of "No" or "I don't know" reveal more about the questioners than about Obama. I'm also interested in how such people respond to these two questions: What is a patriot? What is a Christian?

Judge Hearing Lawsuit Over Pledge Of Allegiance's 'Under God'

AP | DAVID PORTER | Posted 01.19.2015 | Politics

FREEHOLD, N.J. (AP) — Attorneys offered contrasting interpretations of the Pledge of Allegiance during oral arguments Wednesday in a New Jersey fami...

Atheists Sue School Over Pledge Of Allegiance Issue In Massachusetts

Religion News Service | Kimberly Winston | Posted 09.03.2013 | Religion

(RNS) Massachusetts’ highest court on Wednesday (Sept. 4) will consider whether the daily recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance is a violation of s...

Stand Up for Liberty by Sitting Out the Pledge of Allegiance

Erik Nielson | Posted 06.03.2013 | Politics
Erik Nielson

It never ceases to amaze me that, day after day, otherwise rational parents allow their impressionable young children to partake in a ritual so rooted in conformity that it seems inimical to the principles of freedom and individualism that underpin our country.

NBC Apologizes To Congress For 'Under God' Edit

Posted 09.11.2011 | Religion

By Jack Jenkins Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) NBC has issued a formal apology to more than 100 members of Congress for omitting the words...

Pledging Allegiance and Saluting Frank Mickens

Ken Blackwell | Posted 08.22.2011 | Media
Ken Blackwell

Striking out "Under God" is no small omission. It goes to the core of what we are as a people.

NBC Drops 'Under God' From Pledge, Apologizes

Posted 08.19.2011 | Media

NBC apologized after the network twice omitted the words "under God" from a clip of students reciting the Pledge of Allegiance as part of its coverage...

WATCH: The True Pledge Of Allegiance

Posted 07.30.2011 | Comedy

When you're a kid, you do lots of things without really understanding why: Wear a helmet, take a vitamin, don't say "suck" in front of your grandmothe...

One Nation Under God?

Steve Nelson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Education
Steve Nelson

Religion aside, children should not be required to utter pledges and oaths of any kind. Uncritical declarations of loyalty, to country or to God are anti-educational.

Celebrating "Under God" Whether There is a God or Not

Brad Hirschfield | Posted 05.25.2011 | Religion
Brad Hirschfield

The Ninth Circuit did a good thing by upholding the propriety of reciting the words "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance.

'Under God' In Pledge Of Allegiance Upheld By Court

AP | TERENCE CHEA | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics

SAN FRANCISCO — A federal appeals court upheld the use of the words "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance and "In God We Trust" on U.S. curren...