New Jersey lawsuit seeks to ban Pledge of Allegiance
Ryan Colby 202-349-7219 firstname.lastname@example.org
Religion News Service April 21, 2014
The American Humanist Association is suing a New Jersey school district for its recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance in public classrooms.
The lawsuit, brought on behalf of a local family in central New Jersey, asserts the mandatory recitation of the pledge is discriminatory against nonbelievers because it includes the phrase “under God.”