PLEDGE OF ALLEGIANCE

Watch: Fargo School Board slammed for Pledge of Allegiance controversy

Following intense backlash, the board reinstated the Pledge of Allegiance at board meetings last week.

FARGO (KVRR) – The Fargo school board took some sharp criticism at Tuesday night’s board meeting from members of the public over the turbulence caused by the recent votes about the Pledge of Allegiance. Deven Styczynski, a recent unsuccessful candidate for the school board, spoke specifically to board member Seth Holden who made the original motion to cancel the pledge…

White Nationalist Poster Left At Fargo Public Schools District Office

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR/KFGO) — Fargo Public Schools says around one a.m. on Sunday a masked individual in a hoodie taped a big alarming poster that says “Better Dead Than Red” on the windows near the main entrance at district headquarters. It’s a cold-war era phrase that has been co-opted by the American alt-right group Patriot Front to promote white nationalist…

Fargo School Board could reinstate reciting Pledge of Allegiance before meetings

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Following “significant negative local and national feedback” the Fargo School Board will hold a special meeting on Thursday to consider reinstating the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of board meetings. The Fargo School board voted 7-2 last week to discontinue reciting the pledge of allegiance. The school board had been regularly reciting it since April….

Fargo School Board President recommends reinstating Pledge of Allegiance

FARGO (KVRR) – Following “significant negative local and national feedback,” the Fargo School Board will hold a special meeting on Thursday, August 18 to consider reinstating the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of board meetings. The board voted 7-2 last week to discontinue reciting the pledge at the beginning of meetings. The board had been regularly reciting the pledge…

Gov. Burgum Wants Legislation To Ensure Opportunity To Recite Pledge of Allegiance

BISMARCK, N.D. (KVRR) — Gov. Doug Burgum wants all public schools and elected governing bodies in North Dakota to have the opportunity to recite the Pledge of Allegiance. It has become an issue after Fargo’s school board voted last week to reverse course and discontinue reciting the pledge before its meetings. Board member Seth Holden said he doesn’t believe it…

Fargo Board of Education Votes 7-2 Against Reciting Pledge of Allegiance

FARGO, N.D. (KVRR) — Fargo’s Board of Education votes 7-2 to reverse course and discontinue reciting the Pledge of Allegiance before its meetings. The motion was put forward by member Seth Holden who doesn’t believe it is appropriate since the text includes “GOD” and no other faiths. He says that goes against the district’s policy of inclusion. “The exclusion of…

St. Louis Park City Leaders Reinstate Pledge of Allegiance After Backlash

President Trump Even Tweeted That The Pledge Was Under Siege And He Vowed To Win Minnesota in 2020

ST. LOUIS PARK, MN — The St. Louis Park City Council has voted to reinstate the Pledge of Allegiance. After recently voting to reduce the recital of the Pledge, the council received significant pushback from community members and from President Donald Trump. Council member Thom Miller started the meeting by moving to reinstate the pledge. Each council member took turns…

President Trump Vows To Win Minnesota In 2020 Election In Latest Series of Tweets

He is tweeting again about the debate over the Pledge of Allegiance in St. Louis Park, Minnesota

WASHINGTON, D.C. — President Donald Trump is tweeting again about the debate over the Pledge of Allegiance in St. Louis Park, Minnesota. The president wrote that the pledge is under siege and, “That is why I am going to win the Great State of Minnesota in the 2020 Election. People are sick and tired of this disloyalty to our wonderful…