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Will New York’s Governor Face Perjury Charges?

New York Governor David A. Paterson, who allegedly lied to ethics investigators last year, may now face criminal perjury charges for his actions. Last year, an inquiry started when it was alleged the Governor had accepted five free tickets to…

‘Under God’ is a pledge to the government, but not religion?

The 9th Circuit Court of Appeals has held that the words "under God" contained in the pledge of allegiance are not a prayer, but a recognition of allegiance to the US government. Interestingly enough, the same court in 2002 said…