Canadian Politician: We Should Recite the American Pledge of Allegiance in Schools, Too

Listen, Canada.

If there’s one thing you should have realized from watching U.S. politics, it’s that a lot of us have big plans to move up north when we’re inaugurating President Donald Trump.

The last thing you want to do is copy us. Especially when it comes to our religious rituals.

But one Ontario politician thinks Canadians ought to recite the Pledge of Allegiance in school:

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Dr. Ben Carson Thinks the Phrase “In God We Trust” Means We Live in a Christian Nation

Speaking at a rally in Gainesville, Georgia yesterday, Republican Presidential candidate Dr. Ben Carson told the audience at Free Chapel church that we live in a Christian nation and he intended to govern that way. Not surprising to hear from him, but his justification needs a lot of work:

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Norwalk (Ohio) Officials Defend Christian Monument at City Hall Saying No One Complains About It

If you were to visit the Norwalk City Hall in Ohio, you’d see a Ten Commandments monument outside the building:

Why is it there? (Does it matter?) Either way, it’s government promotion of Christianity.

Not that the local leaders care. In their minds, no one’s ever complained about it, so that makes it okay:

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Tennessee Legislator Proposes Bill to Stop Non-Existent Islamic Indoctrination in Classrooms

Tennessee State Rep. Sheila Butt just introduced legislation that would prevent religious indoctrination in public schools. That sounds… wonderful, actually, since Christians have a habit of pushing faith in places it doesn’t belong.

But that’s not what Butt’s talking about.

She wants to put a stop to the Islamic proselytizing going on in high school World History classes, where students are taught (*gasp*) that Muslims worship Allah and Muhammad is His prophet.

You know. Indoctrination.

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Christian Cross Atop Kentucky Water Tower Must Come Down

What the hell is the town of Wilmore, Kentucky thinking by doing this with the water tower?

The Freedom From Religion Foundation would love to know:

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