Atheist Family Wants "Under God" Removed from Pledge

Published 09/05 2013 10:28AM

Updated 09/05 2013 10:31AM

(WWLP) A family asked the Massachusetts High Court Wednesday, to ban the recital of the Pledge of Allegiance in public schools.

22News spoke with residents in Franklin County to see how they feel about the overlap of church and state.

"Under God;" the family feels these words discriminate against their atheist views and appealed to the Massachusetts Judicial Supreme Court Wednesday.

The Pledge of Allegiance in Massachusetts state public schools is being challenged as discriminatory.

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