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    Filed at 5:40 pm under by dcobranchi

    The Pittsburgh Post-Gazette has a pretty good piece up on the compulsory “Pledge of Allegiance” issue. The reporter seems sympathetic to the ACLU’s position:

    Patriotism cannot be compelled,” said Witold Walczak, legal director of the Greater Pittsburgh chapter of the ACLU…

    “When a government tries to compel patriotism, it undermines freedom,” Walczak continued. “If you think about it, the hallmark of any totalitarianism regime is compelled patriotism.”

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