Religion in Society

Pledge of Allegiance – Should Schools Help Students Stay Silent?

| by DeepDiveAdmin

A 1943 Supreme Court ruling confirmed that children cannot be forced to recite the Pledge of Allegiance in public schools, but how many parents know that? Rob Boston, senior policy analyst for Americans United for the Separation of Church and State, appeared this morning on Fox News to argue that schools should actively remind parents and students that they have the right to remain silent during the Pledge if they so choose.

OpposingViews asks: Should schools send parents a Pledge of Allegiance refusal reminder?