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John, this country and it's legal structure was created by men and women with SERIOUS beliefs in God....remember all those rights in the Constitution were granted BY GOD, as we are "one nation, under God, indivisable, with liberty and justice for all."

Wake up...
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Not even the original Pledge of Allegiance contained "under God". It went like this "I pledge allegiance to my Flag and (to*) the Republic for which it stands, one nation, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all." In 1954, Congress after a campaign by the Knights of Columbus, added the words, 'under God,' to the Pledge.

See http://pledgeqanda.com/

So ultimately God had nothing to do with it. Silly, self-centered, politically motivated humans modified the intent of the original author's pledge. Just like 'We are the Champions' a gay struggle anthem by a mostly gay rock band, Queen, has been co-opted by testoserone-laden organizations like NFL teams for their purposes.

-felipe
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