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[Watch] Student’s Anti-Govt Oppression Opt-Out of Pledge Results in More Oppression

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A Texas High School student is learning a valuable lesson when it comes to challenging bureaucratic authority. He’s taking a stand by refusing to stand for the Pledge of Allegiance.

Needville High School sophomore Mason Michalec says he loves his country, but not his government. He’s not your typical ignorant, unaware high school kid.… Continue Reading

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State Supreme Court Rules “Under God” Can Remain in Pledge of Allegiance

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The Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court ruled today that the phrase “under God” does not violate the religious beliefs and the rights of a family of atheists whose children attend a school in the Acton-Boxborough regional School District.

In writing for the unanimous ruling, Chief Justice Roderick Ireland wrote that “The daily recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance does not violate Article 1 of the Massachusetts Declaration of Rights.”

The claimants had asserted that their three children would be deemed as “unpatriotic” or face other negative social repercussions from non-participation in reciting the pledge.… Continue Reading

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HS Students Say Pledge In Arabic: ‘One Nation Under Allah’

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The principal at Rocky Mountain High School in Fort Collins, Colorado, is facing a hailstorm of criticism from some very angry parents and residents.

The school recites the Pledge of Allegiance weekly, on Mondays. Last Monday, a member of their “Cultural Arms Club” led the student body in an Arabic version of the pledge, replacing the words “under God” with “under Allah.”

Principal Tom Lopez denies any attempt to push an Islamic agenda, saying, “These students love this country.… Continue Reading

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Atheism 101 – School Replaces “Under God” in Pledge of Allegiance with “Under Peace”

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A Madison, Wisconsin high school has taken it upon themselves to change the Pledge of Allegiance for their school into a more atheist-friendly version, replacing the words “under God” with “under peace.”

It’s been a long time since America wasn’t in some way involved in a military engagement somewhere in the world but different people define peace differently and that really isn’t the point.… Continue Reading

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