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The Man Who Wrote the Pledge of Allegiance

Originally composed by Francis Bellamy in 1892 and formally adopted by Congress as the pledge in 1942

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How about a lesson in word choice! Oct 12, 1892. The original version of the Pledge of Allegiance is first recited in public schools to celebrate the 400th anniversary of Columbus' landing

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Support our troops!!! It's BULLSHIT we don't say the pledge of allegiance. If most people actually took a history class they would realize that "one nation under god" was not originally in the pledge of allegiance. I think it should be in there, but regardless...

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from Fox News

Case challenging 'Pledge of Allegiance' reaches Massachusetts' highest court

Case Challenging 'Pledge of Allegiance' Reaches Massachusetts' Highest Court - A Massachusetts atheist couple’s challenge to the required recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance in school

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“I pledge allegiance to the Earth and all the life which it supports. One planet in our care, irreplaceable, with sustenance and respect for all.”

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