‘Under God’: Our American Legacy: Knights of Columbus celebrates the 60th anniversary of a historic amendment


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Known as the “Bliss Copy” of the Gettysburg Address — the only manuscript Lincoln signed after delivering the actual address — he concludes his message this way: “… we here highly resolve that these dead shall not have died in vain — that this nation, under God, shall have a new birth of freedom — and that government of the people, by the people, for the people, shall not perish from the earth" . . .

Attorney Eric Rassbach from the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, which has helped to defend the constitutionality of the words “under God,” pointed out that the roots of these principles stretch back even further. He noted that at the Harvard Law School Library one can find the prominently placed Latin phrase** NON SVB HOMINE SED SVB DEO ET LEGE**, which means, “Not under man, but under God and the law” . . .

On June 14, 1954, President Eisenhower signed the congressional resolution that amended the Pledge. On the same day, Supreme Knight Hart wrote a column for Columbia about the addition to the Pledge and underscored the Order’s recognition of its previous deficiency.

kofc.org/en/columbia/detail/under-god.html

60 years ago today: “one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.”

I knew the secular News Media would ignore this particular important historic anniversary.:shrug: :tsktsk:

Whereas, The joint resolution was introduced by Michigan natives Congressman Charles
Oakman (R-l7th) and U.S. Senator Homer Ferguson ® before being signed by President Dwight D. Eisenhower on June 14, 1954 (Flag Day); and . . .

legislature.mi.gov/documents/2013-2014/resolutionintroduced/House/htm/2014-HIR-0288.htm


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Of course the pledge in it’s original form was composed by a socialist. Not that I personally have nay problem with that but I find it amusing considering the shock and horror the ‘s’ word seems to incur when used in the US at times.


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Attorney Eric Rassbach from the Becket Fund for Religious Liberty, which has helped to defend the constitutionality of the words “under God,” pointed out that the roots of these principles stretch back even further. He noted that at the Harvard Law School Library one can find the prominently placed Latin phrase NON SVB HOMINE SED SVB DEO ET LEGE, which means, “Not under man, but under God and the law” .

Indeed. Also let’s not forget the “Annuit coeptis” written on the US dollar bill and also the seal of the U.S.


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You got that right…NO way ANY media outlet would be mentioning anything related to this!! LOL…definitely a blacked out topic for them.


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