St Louis Park City Council Voted to Ditch Pledge of Allegiance …Then Backlash

Conservative Firing Line | 6/28/2019 | Staff
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St Louis Park, Minnesota: The St Louis Park City Council decided unanimously on June 17 that the Pledge of Allegiance had been ‘weaponized.’ So they amended their rules to remove it from the beginning of their council meetings. You know, to make everything more “diverse.”

“UNFORTUNATELY, SOME OF US FEEL LIKE PATRIOTISM HAS BEEN SO POLITICIZED THAT IT’S ALMOST USED AS A WEAPON AGAINST PEOPLE…WE CONCLUDED THAT IN ORDER TO CREATE A MORE WELCOMING ENVIRONMENT TO A DIVERSE COMMUNITY WE’RE GOING TO FORGO SAYING THE PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE BEFORE EVERY MEETING.” TIM BRAUSEN, ST LOUIS PARK COUNCIL MEMBER.

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That went over well…not. One member of the council tried to say that “over half” of MN cities removed the Pledge – she was caught in a total fabrication when the Star Tribune fact-checked her. Only two other MN cities had removed it. And at that, the trend toward leftist viewpoints continues.

Some citizens remarked on Twitter:

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The (Democrat) St Louis Park Mayor said that at their next meeting on July 8 they would revisit the issue. The new rule goes into effect on July 15. But ‘revisiting’ the issue doesn’t necessarily mean the Pledge will be reinstated. The Mayor is a Democrat who used...
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