The dubious phrase does have something going for it — namely, controversy that could lead to conversation.
A humanist group says the phrase “under God” equates to an unconstitutional establishment of religion.
Regardless of personal religious beliefs, students should learn about the importance of religious liberty and why it is threatened when the government endorses any religious view.
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