free from a coercive requirement to affirm God.
one nation indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.
All it has to do is put the pledge as it was before and say that we are one nation, indivisible, instead of dividing us on religious basis.
Imagine every morning if the teachers had the children stand up, place their hands over their hearts, and say, 'We are one nation that denies God exists,'
I think that everybody would not be sitting here saying, 'Oh, what harm is that.' They'd be furious. And that's exactly what goes on against atheists. And it shouldn't.
A federal judge did as he was supposed to do and upheld the Constitution. We should be thankful that we have judiciary that will do that.
I don't ever talk about it, ... There are some Christians (co-workers) who argue I'm doing something bad, but this (lawsuit) is pro-liberty, pro-equality. The government is required to stay out of the religion business.
I have numerous people who have expressed a willingness to be plaintiffs.
Most people I know I think agree and even many theists agree with this. We don't want government involved.
I brought this case because I am an atheist and this offends me, and I have the right to bring up my daughter without God being imposed into her life by her schoolteachers.
Government needs to stay out of the religion business altogether.
I believe in the Constitution. The Constitution says that government isn't supposed to be infusing religion into our society, and so I asked to have that upheld.
I choose to worship not believing in God and government should not thrust a religious idea down my throat.
The Constitution says that government isn't supposed to be infusing religion into our society, and so I asked to have that upheld.
This issue is whether or not our government should be infusing religion into (schools).