Pledge outline - Pledge of Allegiance in Schools I....

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Pledge of Allegiance in Schools I. Introduction a. “When I ask if they would hold the same opinion if the Pledge said “one Nation under white people,” they immediately say no… So why is it okay to do this to atheists and not to African-Americans?” (Michael Newdow) b. Pledge not include ref. to high author. c. Freedom from, founding fathers, why changed II. Freedom from religion a. Constitution i. “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion or prohibiting the free exercise thereof…” (US Gov’t Archives) ii. Seperation of church and state b. Freedom OF religion i. Interpretation 1. example: Men used to mean white males now all races and females c. Schools i. Iowa Code Silent on patriotism in the class room ii. Some public schools in other states strict rules 1. where to hang the flag 2. what time of day
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3. Elk Grove District (Newdow’s Daughter) required Pledge, although Cali Code only says show of patriotism, pledge is
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This note was uploaded on 04/17/2008 for the course SCSS 073 taught by Professor Ralphsiddall during the Fall '08 term at Drake University .

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