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N.J. case puts pledge, religion in spotlight

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Philadelphia Inquirer September 24, 2014

Becket legal counsel Diana Verm said the words in the pledge are “a statement of our country’s political philosophy. It’s not a prayer.” Those words signify the belief that “our rights are secure because they don’t come from the state,” Verm said. “They come from a power higher than the state.”

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