Sunday, April 11, 2010

Federal Court Upholds "God"

Most of us have heard of skirmishes where a party or organization will sue to have the word "God" removed from some part of the public sphere. The use of "In God We Trust" on our money has been challenged. The words "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance have been challenged.

In the recent decision both uses have been affirmed. That the decision came from San Francisco's Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals makes the decision even more remarkable. That court has been among the most-overturned appeals court in the nation and almost always land on the liberal side of decisions. The court said, "The Pledge of Allegiance serves to unite our vast nation through the proud recitation of some of the ideals upon which our Republic was founded."

Read the story here:

Court Upholds "Under God" and "In God We Trust"

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