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Wednesday, October 14, 2015
Pledge of Allegiance banned at school
Banned in America
From the Pledge to Boy Scouts to Cheeseburgers, everything that is good about America is condemned by Liberals.
(NBC News 8) - A Hillsborough Community College Advisory Council made up of students, faculty and staff voted to drop the Pledge of Allegiance from its meetings.
While members of the Institutional Advisory Committee claim they took the action to save time, preliminary minutes from their September meeting show there was a heated discussion about “The Pledge of Allegiance and its appropriateness in an institution of higher learning which fosters academic freedom and structured dissent against authority.”
“We don’t support the decision that was made, and again, those minutes aren’t final,” H.C.C. Director of Marketing and Public Relations Ashley Carl stated. “Dr. Atwater, our college president, will be going to our next IAC meeting and discussing this issue with them. We don’t support that decision.”
H.C.C. student and navy veteran Brad Richlin also has a problem with the IAC’s decision.
“It troubles me especially as a vet, because there are men and women on a daily basis that are dying to give these campuses and all of us Americans, you know academic freedom religious freedom, and they are dying for that flag and what it represents,” Brad said.
According to Ashley Carl, the discussion about the Pledge started out as a way to save time, then went in another direction.
“We look forward to having a robust discussion about it, to better understand why this might violate academic freedom at their next meeting,” she said.