Obama Signs Executive Order Banning The Pledge Of Allegiance In Schools Nationwide – ABC News
This country has fallen! According to ABC News President Barack Obama has made it illegal to say the Pledge of Allegiance on federal property. That means now when you kid goes to school they will not say the Pledge to the American Flag. It is like turning us away from our country. Read the article and comment what you think.
WASHINGTON, D.C. (AP) — Early this morning, President Obama made what could very well prove to be the most controversial move of his presidency with the signing of Executive Order 13738, which revokes the federal government’s official recognition of the Pledge of Allegiance. Under the new order, it is now illegal for any federally funded agency to display the pledge or for any federal employee to recite, or encourage others to recite, the pledge while on duty. This law also applies to federal contractors and other institutions that receive federal funding such as public schools. Individuals who violate this order can face fines of up to $10,000 and up to one year in federal prison.