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Children recite the Pledge of Allegiance at the beginning of the school day (file/credit: John Moore/Getty Images)

Atheist N.J. Family Sues School District Over ‘Under God’ Phrase In Pledge Of Allegiance

The lawsuit against the Matawan-Aberdeen Regional School District was filed in state court last month and announced Monday by the American Humanist Association.

04/21/2014

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NJ Woman Who Wants ’8THEIST’ Custom License Plate Sues State Motor Vehicle Commission

Shannon Morgan, of Leesburg, filed the suit Thursday in federal court, saying the agency violated her First Amendment rights by rejecting a plate reading “8THEIST.”

04/18/2014

David Silverman, president of American Atheists. he was briefly denied his request for a vanity license plate reading 'ATHE1ST' but New Jersey has since overruled the worker who labeled it offiensive. (credit: Twitter/David Silverman)

N.J. To Allow ‘ATHE1ST’ License Plate After Worker Labeled It ‘Offensive’

The Motor Vehicle Commission said Thursday a clerk had wrongly told David Silverman of New Jersey-based American Atheists Inc. he couldn’t use the word on his plate.

08/29/2013

Boy Scouts (file / credit: KENZO TRIBOUILLARD/AFP/Getty Images)

Boy Scouts Considering Retreat From Controversial No-Gays Policy

Under the change now being discussed, the different religious and civic groups that sponsor Scout units would be able to decide for themselves how to address the issue.

01/28/2013