Michael Newdow

27Michael Newdow Quotes

American Lawyer born on June 24, 1953,

Michael Arthur Newdow is an American attorney and emergency medicine physician. He is best known for his efforts to have recitations of the current version of the Pledge of Allegiance in public schools in the United States declared unconstitutional because of its inclusion of the phrase "under God". He also filed and lost a lawsuit to stop the invocation prayer at President Bush's second inauguration and in 2009 he filed a lawsuit to prevent references to God and religion from being part of President Obama's inauguration... (source)

Obviously, I'll keep fighting to uphold the Constitution. view quote

I brought this case because I am an atheist and this offends me, and I have the right to bring up my daughter without God being imposed into her life by her schoolteachers. view quote

The Constitution says that government isn't supposed to be infusing religion into our society, and so I asked to have that upheld. view quote

No person who denies the existence of a supreme being shall hold any office under this Constitution. view quote

I have numerous people who have expressed a willingness to be plaintiffs. view quote

But in America, if you're an atheist, you lose. view quote

And as soon as I did the research, I realized the law seemed to be on my side and I filed the suit. view quote

A federal judge did as he was supposed to do and upheld the Constitution. We should be thankful that we have judiciary that will do that. view quote

Government needs to stay out of the religion business altogether. view quote

I was considering running for political office. view quote

My daughter is in the lawsuit because you need that for standing. view quote

I choose to worship not believing in God and government should not thrust a religious idea down my throat. view quote

This issue is whether or not our government should be infusing religion into (schools). view quote

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