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Why New Jersey atheists don’t want Pledge of Allegiance in school

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Ryan Colby 202-349-7219

Associated Press, April 22, 2014

Proponents of the pledge have argued that the solution is to allow students to opt out of the pledge. Jehovah’s Witnesses, who believe the pledge constitutes idolatry, have been sitting out the pledge for a very long time, notes Eric Rassbach of the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, one of two defense attorneys in the Massachusetts case.