I would suggest that the use of under God is not necessary to remind the government of the natural freedoms we have. He avoids discussions especially if they deal with the freedom of speech our first amendment right. Furthermore, the phrase 'under God,' like all other phrases in the Pledge, has a distinctive meaning: that this country is presently a nation 'under God,' not a historical acknowledgment that it was founded under a god. He also feels that racial insults are undeserving of the first amendment right, since their real purpose is to hurt the helpless victims. Our rights come from a source higher than and prior to the government - from the Creator himself. A female executive assistant confides to her friend that her boss, who is the Designated Broker for the company, intends to manipulate the new real estate listings, with the company over the next 90 days to insure that he can take them with him without legal liability when he resigns and opens his own commercial real estate company. The underlying values that support the data and the claim made in this paper is that the Pledge of Allegiance is actually about the solidarity of the United States and the loyalty of the individual stating the pledge to that solidarity.
Code Years of discovery had finally led to the definitive wording for our Pledge of Allegiance, and to change it now and omit such a vital part of what it represents would simply be un-American. In many cases school districts throughout the country have instituted new campaigns to strengthen and encourage patriotism through reciting the pledge of allegiance each morning. They can be internal, such as the education system or through families. Bellamy wanted the flag to fly above every school in America so that children would feel pride and love for their country when reciting the words to the Pledge of Allegiance. And even if I didn't, it's one of the fundamental rules of our society. When the announcements came on the television at 7:17 in the morning, how many people were excited to stand up and say the pledge of allegiance? George Docherty preached a sermon. It is not original and does not belong.
First, the words 'under God'. It has been recited for many years and for many years people have fought against it. Inclusion of the phrase 'under God' in the Pledge, simply recognizes the historical fact that our founders declared independence and established this nation based on principles that transcend man made laws. It comes from the fact that most school teachers are liberals and liberal views are generally very strong, sometimes almost arrogant. Bellamy's words have been perfected, and to change them… God and Creation Has the concept of God well and truly woven itself into the very psyche of the average American citizen? She does not base her own regard for the subject with any rever ence toward any individuals formerly involved with the Pledge nor studies the emotional impact of the people who were most affected by the decision to add words to the Pledge. In this way we are reaffirming the transcendence of religious faith in America's heritage and future; in this way we shall constantly strengthen those spiritual weapons which forever will be our country's most powerful resource, in peace or in war. What reasons are there that justify that religion should be taken out of school.
She mentions honoring the Flag and writes of loyalty to country, but there is no mention of an honorable God. Our pledge distinguishes us from many other nations that also proclaim their patriotism. Governments have always been the great enemy of Christianity. Indeed, the best evidence suggests just the opposite: The Establishment Clause was designed not just to prevent the establishment of a national church but to prohibit the federal government from interfering with state encouragement of religion as the states exercised their core police powers to protect the health, safety, welfare, and morals of the people. Solicitor General Theodore Olsen and Elk Grove School District Attorney Terence J. Today is the day to be a big girl! We have been led to believe that the true author is.
As an attendant of a public school, one would come in every morning and before starting class, one would recite the pledge just like any other day. There are two main arguments against students reciting the Pledge of Allegiance in school. Try avoiding fillers such as umm, like, eghh, ah. They come from God himself and are unalienable. The opinions expressed in Newsmaxhealth. In the last election, 15 counties voted for the current president. The author was not only a minister, but also a Baptist.
It took many years of careful consideration and revisions to bring the Pledge to the point it is at today, which is the ultimate expression of being a dedicated American. These phrases, while unquestionably religious in nature, truly have taken on a more historical context and, as such, their coercive effect seems, at most, minimal. The pledge is no longer thought of as a celebration, but an infringement on children's religious beliefs. However, a careful reading of the Pledge of Allegiance reveals that we are not pledging allegiance to God. One must truly understand the implications of that word. On one hand, your argument could be that it discriminates, and that is clearly illegal. The first perspective is more familiar, especially to those who went through the American public education system.
These laws, making public school children speak these words, should be lifted and removed by the Supreme Court because of our constitutional rights and does our pledge to allegiance need these 2 words that were not even in the original v. Perhaps the most convincing backing for the underlying values that the Pledge of Allegiance is actually about loyalty to a nation founded in solidarity and that the reference to God is just a mere details is the characterization of the nation as identified in this pledge. Now we are in a great civil war, testing whether that nation, or any nation so conceived and so dedicated can long endure. To the contrary, the recognition of a creator who is the source of all rights, by the United States government, is the first step towards properly administrating protecting the rights of all American citizens. Don't go overboard, though---your audience is a teacher who's looking for substance, not a crowd to be riled up---but that doesn't mean these tactics can't work.
In fact, it fosters the exact opposite. It was added officially on Flag Day in 1954. Can the liberties of a nation be secure when we have removed a conviction that these liberties are the gift of God? And they must be defeated. While both of these statements are true, they do not address the problem at hand. The Pledge stands for strength against any enemy that threatens us, be that the Nazis of Germany or the Communists, domestic and foreign alike.