Don't Say the Pledge

Our national campaign to encourage people to sit out the Pledge of Allegiance until the phrase “under God” is removed from it.

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Removing “Under God”

New study reveals 34 percent of Americans support removing the phrase “under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance.

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