should "under God" be taken out of the pledge
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Congress says that it's unconstitutional to leave it in there because we are so diverse as a nation, but I believe that it's MORE unconstitutional to take it out.
I await my opponents response.
There has never been and never will be a connection between the church and state within the United States. the dilemma my opponent speaks of does not exist.
The U.S. Constitution prohibits the government from supporting one religion over another. The U.S. Constitution is the supreme law of the U.S.; so, any act that opposes the Constitution is unconstitutional, it cannot exist. The phrase "under God" subordinates polytheistic minority beliefs to the monotheistic majority beliefs. This is unconstitutional. Therefore, it cannot exist in the U.S. Also, the majority means nothing.
I await my opponent's response. Good luck!
Tell me how often you hear people complaing about how it says God on the U.S money? It's because people benefit from it. If you want to take "under God" out of the pledge, then we would also have to change the lyrics to many songs that have been song since the civil war such as "america the beautiful" and "God bless America".
When tragic events happen in America history, what do many (even most) people turn to? I higher power, the one person they know can bring hope and change more than any human, God.
Thanks for your respons
Just because the majority of the U.S. was Christian does not define the U.S. as a Christian nation.
Capital punishment is not cruel or unusual punishment. It does not violate the Constitution.
My opponent claims that there is only one God. And as she cannot prove the existence of a God or many Gods, her argument is not valid. Furthermore, it is not disrespectful to take out "under God" as the phrase would only be applicable to the citizens of the U.S. that believe in a monotheistic religion. This does not apply to the remaining citizens. But if the phrase was taken out of the pledge of allegiance, it applies to every citizen of the U.S.
People do not complain as they have grown used to it or because it could not matter less to them. Actually saying they believe in a monotheistic religion is against their beliefs.
People could believe in a polytheistic religion, in which case the higher power is many Gods.
I await my opponent's response.
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