Pledge of Allegiance

Derek Giardina, a student at West High School in Tracy, California, has refused to say "under God" while leading the Pledge of Allegiance. (CBS13)

Tracy High School Student Punished For Refusing To Say ‘Under God’ When Leading Pledge Of Allegiance

17-year-old Derek Giardina said he has been given detention and docked points in his speech and debate class for omitting “under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance.


El Cerrito City Hall (City of El Cerrito)

El Cerrito City Council Rejects Proposal To Drop Pledge Of Allegiance

Attendees at future meetings will be invited to observe a moment of silence if they don’t want to recite the pledge.