H.Res.453 - Expressing the sense of the House of Representatives with respect to a court decision relating to the Pledge of Allegiance.109th Congress (2005-2006)
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|Sponsor:||Rep. McCotter, Thaddeus G. [R-MI-11] (Introduced 09/20/2005)|
|Committees:||House - Judiciary|
|Latest Action:||House - 10/17/2005 Referred to the Subcommittee on the Constitution. (All Actions)|
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Summary: H.Res.453 — 109th Congress (2005-2006)All Information (Except Text)
Introduced in House (09/20/2005)
Expresses the sense of the House of Representatives that: (1) the phrase "one Nation, under God" should remain in the Pledge of Allegiance; and (2) voluntary recitation of the Pledge in public school classrooms should be encouraged.
Recognizes and commends the Elk Grove Unified School District in California for its continued support of the Pledge.
Urges the Attorney General to appeal the ruling in Newdow, et al. v. U.S. Congress, et al. (holding that the policy of daily teacher-led recitations of the Pledge of Allegiance by public school students violates the Establishment Clause of the Constitution) to the Supreme Court.