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New Jersey humanists challenge ‘under God’ pledge in schools

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Los Angeles Times April 22, 2014

The cases in state courts follow unsuccessful challenges of the “under God” phrase in federal courts. The U.S. Supreme Court hasn’t directly weighed in on the issue’s merits, but several lower courts have rejected the argument that the phrase violates the Constitution’s ban on government-established religion.