(RNS) Michael Newdow has unsuccessfully challenged the Pledge of Allegiance, the president’s oath of office and “In God We Trust.” He’s at it again, this time taking a page from the Hobby Lobby case.
Articles tagged “Pledge of Allegiance”
(RNS) It used to be that figuring out what Americans think about pretty much anything was relatively simple. No more. Here’s why.
(RNS) A new campaign from the American Humanist Association wants people to sit down and shut up when the Pledge of Allegiance is recited.
(RNS) The loss is also a setback for a new legal strategy that argued that “under God” violated the state constitution’s guarantee against discrimination rather than the U.S. Constitution’s promise of separation of church and state.
(RNS) Why not have two “proper” forms of the pledge, one saying “under God” and one saying “under law,” and permit students to choose which they prefer?
(RNS) The suit against the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance in New Jersey schools continues a new legal strategy.
(RNS) Challengers are taking a new tack by arguing the Pledge of Allegiance violates terms of the Massachusetts’ equal rights amendment, which provides that “all people are born free and equal,” and that equality cannot be abridged by “sex, race, color, creed or national origin.”
(RNS) An atheist couple challenging the recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance hopes that the same Massachusetts court that legalized gay marriage can set another precedent against the phrase “under God.”
AUSTIN, Texas (RNS) The annual Easter weekend convention of American Atheists is a delicate balancing act between the group’s image as the angry bulldog of secular organizations and its need to attract younger and less strident nonbelievers.