Politics at play in schools’ pledge practice

Freedom Newspapers F or many who believe in God, no matter which religion or sect they adhere to, it’s difficult to argue with the sentiments expressed last month by Rep. Zach Wamp, R-Tenn. He said, “We should not and cannot rewrite history to ignore our spiritual heritage. It surrounds us. It cries out for our […]

Atheist tests

CNJ Editorial Well, here we go again. America’s most famous atheist, Michael Newdow, renewing his fight to get the Pledge of Allegiance banished from our public schools, has found a federal judge who agrees the “under God” part abridges the First Amendment. As a newspaper championing individual liberty, we first must affirm Newdow’s right not […]

Pledge case very confusing in family law

It is not unusual for the U.S. Supreme Court to refrain from ruling on a core constitutional question in cases that it hears. In the Pledge of Allegiance case, however, the court may have bought more trouble for family courts around the country than the evasion was worth. The case began when Michael Newdow, an […]