Video: Legislator Refuses to Say Pledge of Allegiance, Claims it’s a Prayer

Watch this shocking video of a Pennsylvania state legislator who, when asked by her committee chair, refused to lead her fellow legislators and staffers in the Pledge of Allegiance.

After a video of the committee session, the legislator is interviewed about why she refused the Pledge of Allegiance.

She asserts that the whole thing was a set-up because the committee chair previously knew her position on the Pledge of Allegiance, that she wouldn’t say it because she regards it as “a prayer”:

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We decided to post the following video after several subscribers brought it to our attention. The video is of Red Skelton’s recitation and explanation of the Pledge of Allegiance. At the close, Red Skelton suggests that it would be a pity if someone tried to ban the Pledge by calling it a prayer because of the words “under God”: