A parent in the Issaquah School District in King County, Washington requested that the school board eliminate the Pledge of Allegiance from their regular business meetings.
“It is inappropriate for the school board to ask atheists to stand and proclaim they are ‘under God,’” said [Matthew] Barry, a self-proclaimed atheist. “Atheists don’t believe in gods, so they certainly don’t think they or the nation are under a god.”

Full article over on Friendly Atheist: Eliminating the Pledge from a School Board Meeting

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this has been a subject of debate for a while, I think. If I remember correctly there was an athiest Lawyer in Texas a few years back that wanted to eliminate the "one nation, under God" portion" from the pledge. He made it pretty far.


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