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From: "Mike Roberts" <>
Subject: [GM-L] History Of The Pledge Of Allegience
Date: Wed, 26 Jun 2002 19:13:48 -0700
It is funny that they say it is unconstitutional because of the phrase "One Nation Unbder GOD", because although that was added later, the orginal Pledge was written by Francis Bellamy (1855 - 1931) in August 1892. Francis Bellamy was a Baptist Minister. Go figure.
For a good read of the history of the Pledge of Allegiance, got to the following page:
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