Oaths & Pledges in the U.S. - Comment - Israel News | Haaretz Daily Newspaper
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    • Julie Mercer
    • 10.10.10 | 21:55 (IST)

    The only time an oath is required in the U.S. is when becoming a new citizen or being sworn into public office and the oath is a promise to uphold and defend the U.S. Constitution. As far as the Pledge of Allegiance, it is completely voluntary and is usually done out of national pride.

    from the article: The Jewish Republic of Israel
    First published 01:21 10.10.10 | Last updated 01:21 10.10.10
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