Judge Puts Atheist in His Place Over “Under God” in Pledge of Allegiance

It seems that not all judges are whacked. Some judges, although few and far between, actually know some American history, logic, and the Constitution.

Almost like clockwork, an atheist high school student, with support from an atheist group, filed a law suit last year against the Matawan-Aberdeen school district in New Jersey arguing “that hearing the Pledge of Allegiance in class violated his rights as an atheist.”

Being offended or being made uncomfortable is the new legal wedge used to deny 99.9 percent of the population their rights. Atheists have every right not to be forced either to say the Pledge or to say “under God.” A 1943 Supreme Court decision made this clear.

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“According to BizPac Review, The American Humanist Association, which had teamed up with the unidentified teen, was not too happy with the ruling.

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“One of their spokespeople claimed that having children recite the Pledge of Allegiance is ‘discriminatory’ and makes atheists feel like ‘second-class citizens.’

“However, Judge Bauman explained that students have ‘every right to skip the Pledge’ if they so desire. What they do not have the right to do is stop other students from reciting it.”

Judge David F. Bauman dismissed the case in February, but his ruling was just published on May 11, 2015. “Protecting students from viewpoints and ideas that may offend or upset them is not and has never been the role of public schools in America,” Judge Bauman wrote.

 

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