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The American Humanist Association condemned New York's Elmira City School District on Tuesday for allegedly breaching an atheist student's constitutional right to opt out of reciting the school's daily Pledge of Allegiance.
"Pledge exercise at Southside High goes beyond just the classroom mentioned above. We have been informed that teachers -- and
“Public schools should not engage in an exercise that tells students that patriotism is tied to a belief in God,” David Niose
Every attempt to eliminate the mention of God in the Pledge of Allegiance has failed. But on Wednesday, the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts heard arguments seeking its removal for a new reason: discrimination.