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‘Liberals suck!’: Conservatives freak out after sci-fi TV show omits ‘under God’ from pledge

The CW network’s new science fiction television show Star Crossed outraged conservative Christian viewers on Monday when it predicted that the words “under God” would no longer be in the Pledge of Allegiance in the near future. The show, set in 2024, tells the story of a romance between a…

Pennsylvania lawmaker wants state to honor addition of ‘under God’ to Pledge of Allegiance

A Pennsylvania legislator is sponsoring a bill to recognize the 60th anniversary of the addition of the phrase, “under God,” to the Pledge of Allegiance. Rep. John McGinnis (R-Blair) wants the state to formally recognize the phrase being added to the pledge February 1954, or 12 years after the pledge…

Florida teacher suspended for forcing kids to say pledge on Sept. 11 or ‘go to your home country’

A Florida teacher was recently suspended without pay for five days after school officials said that she forced a fourth grade student to violate his religious beliefs and say the Pledge of Allegiance. The Tampa Bay Times reported that the student, whose Jehovah’s Witness religion forbids him from worshiping objects,…

Pledge of Allegiance back on after Nebraska school suspends practice due to government shutdown

Students are again reciting the Pledge of Allegiance at a western Nebraska high school that had temporarily suspended the practice due to the government shutdown. Alliance High School Principal Pat Jones told students not to recite the pledge Oct. 7, citing the shutdown that went into effect the previous week…

GOP bill would make Pledge of Allegiance mandatory for Michigan students

A group of Republican state senators have proposed a bill that would make the Pledge of Allegiance mandatory for every public school student in Michigan. Republican state Sen. Roger Kahn’s SB 637 would also require schools to purchase a flag for every classroom. “THE BOARD OF A SCHOOL DISTRICT OR…

Watchdog group blasts Congress: Affirming ‘In God We Trust’ won’t create jobs

The watchdog group Americans United for Separation of Church and State on Tuesday accused Congress of wasting time by voting on a resolution to affirm the phrase “In God We Trust” as the nation’s official motto. “The American people want action on jobs and the economy, yet this Congress continues…

House to vote on affirming ‘In God We Trust’ as national motto

The U.S. House of Representatives will vote Tuesday on a resolution to affirm the phrase “In God We Trust” as the nation’s official motto, according to Politico. Rep. Randy Forbes (R-VA), the founder and chairman of the Congressional Prayer Caucus, sponsored the legislation. It would encourage the public display of…

Miss. judge jails attorney for not reciting pledge

A Mississippi judge ordered an attorney to spend several hours in jail Wednesday after the attorney chose not to recite the Pledge of Allegiance in court. The Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal reported that Chancery Judge Talmadge Littlejohn told a court audience to rise and say the pledge. People in the…

School gets ‘potentially criminal’ threats after bogus Fox News report

Police in a Boston suburb are investigating threatening messages sent to members of the Arlington School Committee, following what school officials said were incorrect reports by Fox News that they had banned the Pledge of Allegiance in Arlington schools. According to the Boston Globe, a police spokesperson described the messages…

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