Tag: Pledge of Allegiance

India Landry v CFISD

Texas Senior Sues After Being Suspended for Not Standing for Pledge

A Texas high school student has filed a lawsuit against the school district after she was suspended for sitting during the pledge of allegiance. Seventeen-year-old India Landry says, “I don’t think that the flag is what it says it is for, for liberty, and for justice and all that. It’s not obviously what’s going on in America today.”

Trump Supporters Heckle Reporters When They Sit Through the Pledge

People near the press seating taunted and jeered at members of the media after they noticed some members refusing to stand and honor the anthem and pledge. Many invoked the sacrifice of our military and wondered if the media members were taking the lead of San Francisco 49er backup quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

Former Cruz Supporter Endorses Trump, Calls for Unity

CLEVELAND, Ohio —“Donald Trump is the nominee of the Republican Party. I will be voting for Donald Trump in November, and I will urge my fellow Americans to do the same,” former major Ted Cruz supporter Tony Perkins declared to the assembled delegates at the Republican National Convention Thursday night.

Report: Orlando Killer Omar Mateen ‘Made a Pledge of Allegiance’ to ISIS

Rep. Adam Schiff (D-CA), the ranking member of the House Intelligence Committee, said Sunday on CNN that according to local law enforcement sources, Orlando nightclub shooter Omar Mateen made a “pledge of allegiance” to ISIS prior to killing 50 people and wounding 53 others during Sunday morning’s attack at the Pulse night club.

DHS Chief Admits Once Forgetting Pledge of Allegiance

Thursday at the Profession Services Council in Arlington, VA, Department of Homeland Security Secretary Jeh Johnson told the story of once forgetting the pledge of allegiance. “We said the pledge of allegiance here,” Johnson recounted. “I know the pledge of