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Pledge of Allegiance

The mother of a straight-A student in Georgia claims in a federal complaint that the principal of Franklin County Middle School threatened to suspend and transfer her daughter for refusing to stand during the daily Pledge of Allegiance, as a symbolic protest against racism in the county and country.

ATHENS, Ga. – The mother of a straight-A student in Georgia claims in a federal complaint that the principal of Franklin County Middle School threatened to suspend and transfer her daughter for refusing to stand during the daily Pledge of Allegiance, as a symbolic protest against racism in the county and country.

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