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Article on TX Pledge Law--I'm quoted!

From: user 3.
Sent on: Wednesday, July 11, 2007 7:31 AM

I got a call from a reporter yesterday, and now I'm quoted in his article 
about the Texas law that adds "under God" to the Texas Pledge of Allegiance.

Here's the article: http://journal-sp...­

and a portion of it: - Honor the Texas flag; I pledge allegiance to thee, 
Texas, one state under God, one and indivisible.

That is the new revised pledge to the Texas flag. The phrase ��one state 
under God�� was added during the 80th Legislature that concluded this summer, 
and it was officially incorporated into the pledge on June 15.

��Where the general public is included, saying we are one nation (or, in this 
case, state) under God is inaccurate and sometimes insulting �� especially to 
those trying to be free from religion,�� said Joe Zamecki, the Texas state 
director of American Atheists ��(Under God) turns the pledge into a prayer. 
To even hear someone have to say that is hurtful.��

More info at the url above.

I got quoted! <dances around the room> :o)

Joe Zamecki
Texas State Director
American Atheists
Austin, TX­eyjo
[address removed]

"I don't care whether I succeed or whether I fail, as long as I'm trying!" 
Madalyn Murray-O'Hair

Don't get caught with egg on your face. Play Chicktionary!��­

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