Peter Brigg, the principal of Sabold Elementary School in Springfield, would say “God Bless America” following the Pledge of Allegiance over the loud speaker. After the district received a legal complaint, he was forced to stop. The district received the complaint from the Freedom From Religion Foundation on behalf of a parent who claimed that…

By JACK JENKINS Religion News Service WASHINGTON — NBC has issued a formal apology to more than 100 members of Congress for omitting the words “under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance during a patriotic montage that aired last month. The letter, signed by Kyle McSlarrow, president of NBC Universal, comes in response to a complaint…

By Dan Springer ~ FoxNews.com Eugene, Oregon’s city council voted down a proposal to say the Pledge of Allegiance before every council meeting, but later passed a compromise that seemed to make no one happy. The approved measure allows the pledge to be recited at just four Eugene City Council meetings a year, those closest…

By SABRINA EATON c. 2011 Religion News Service WASHINGTON (RNS) NBC’s decision to edit the word “God” from the Pledge of Allegiance during last weekend’s coverage of the U.S. Open golf tournament has teed off an Ohio congressman, who wants the U.S. Golf Association to reconsider its relationship with the television network. “When we silence…

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