Divided appeals court rules Pledge of Allegiance doesn’t violate Constitution

Carol J. Williams Los Angeles Times 3/11/2010

A divided federal appeals court Thursday reversed itself, ruling that the Pledge of Allegiance doesn’t violate the constitutional prohibition against state-mandated religious exercise even though it contains the phrase “one nation under God.”

The U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals ruling in 2002, which deemed that requiring students […]

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