It seems as if the real issue has been neglected here - she isn't standing up during the pledge of Allegiance. I was raised as a Jehovah's Witness while I was in school, and though I never said the pledge of Allegiance due to the fact that as a Christian, we are not supposed to be pledging allegiance to anyone but God. However, I always stood to show my respect to the country I live in. All Witnesses do, as should everybody in that room. Don't recite the pledge for whatever reasons you want to - but the point is that you have to RESPECT the country you live in. It is a respect issue, plain and simple. She should get off her duff and stand to show respect. Whether she recites it or not is up to her, but it is extremely disrespectful not to stand.
November 23, 2009 at 10 a.m.