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For almost a 120 years the pledge of allegiance has been set by American school kids and politicians before meetings and ceremonies.
But in Eugene or -- in the pledge has a problem.
It's never set before council meetings and when -- council member propose changing that he was quickly shot down by the anti pledged majority.
Which said there was no place for -- at City Hall.
But -- -- as saying in public if they want their front yard and their -- yard where.
Really doesn't help move the city's business forward.
It is not -- knives.
The mayor called the pledge -- -- -- the -- a man who came up with the idea says he wanted to shoulder more traditional residence in this city where diversity celebrated.
That their values also matter.
It's a little ironic times and I have been -- -- -- -- -- those who have often.
Championed the idea of tolerance.
Be less -- on this question the pledge of allegiance was written by a Baptist minister in 1892.
In the words under god added by congress in 1954.
It's -- -- legal challenges from atheists and silent protest from elected officials.
Recently and BC came under fire for omitting the words under god from a US open coverage montage.
Within hours the network issued an on air apology saying it forgot.
But in Eugene the issue was less about religion and opposition to authority.
There are people who feel like in this country if there's one thing -- like stands for it's that people.
Don't have to get our got to be compelled to say the pledge allegiance or anything else.
The council ultimately passed what they called a compromise allowing the pledge of allegiance to be -- voluntarily.
At four meetings a year those closest to the patriotic holidays of Memorial Day.
Flag Day veterans day and the fourth of July.
In Eugene Oregon Dan Springer Fox News.
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