03-11) 11:36 PST SAN FRANCISCO -- The words "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance are an appeal to patriotism, not religion, and do not violate the separation of church and state, a federal appeals court ruled today - the same court that declared the pledge unconstitutional in 2002.Read more: http://www.sfgate.com/cgi-bin/article.cgi?f=/c/a/2010/03/11/BAS71CEC9F.DTL#ixzz0huAP150a
In a separate ruling, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel in San Francisco upheld the placement of the national motto, "In God We Trust," on coins and currency. The language is patriotic and ceremonial, not religious, the court said.
Thursday, March 11, 2010
EVEN IN SAN FRANCISCO
It's so easy to get mad when court decisions or laws are made that you believe are contradictory to the founder's intentions. But sometimes..... they do get it right.....even in San Francisco.