Atheists' New Strategy To Try And Ban 'Under God' Fails: Judges Unanimously Uphold Pledge Of Allegiance, by Billy Hallowell, The Blaze
"After adopting a new tactical strategy in an attempt to strike “under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance, atheist activists were dealt a stunning blow Friday when the Massachusetts Supreme Judicial Court rejected a family’s lawsuit claiming that the recitation violates secular students’ rights.
“'Today the court affirmed what should have been obvious — ‘God’ is not a dirty word,” Eric Rassbach, deputy general counsel at the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, a conservative legal firm, said in a press release. “And it isn’t discriminatory either. The words ‘under God’ are a reminder to our children that government doesn’t give us our rights and it can’t take them away either...”