The school district in Cranston, Rhode Island is back in the news over a religious battle (long after Jessica Ahlquist graduated).
This time, the teachers’ contract allowed them to take a day off of work for a religious holiday… as long as their faith required them to attend religious services that day. So Rosh Hashanah? Fine. Good Friday? Not so much.
Todd Starnes is Mad That a Student Said “One Nation Under Allah” During the Pledge… Even Though It Never Happened
I posted earlier today about the New York school where the Pledge of Allegiance was said in Arabic, leading to a lot of backlash from True Americans.
Now, Todd Starnes, the Fox News commentator who makes up his own “facts” because he knows his audience is too gullible to correct him, has written a column that has little basis in the truth. Just look at this passage:
“One nation under Allah,” the student body president announced over the intercom system on Wednesday.
I spot three mistakes in that sentence alone:
In news that should never be news, Pine Bush High School (in New York) is in the middle of a controversy because the Pledge of Allegiance was recited in Arabic yesterday. It was part of Foreign Language Week, but that didn’t matter to the students and parents who think it’s blasphemous to recite the Pledge in anything other than English: