Other countries request oaths of allegiance to a state, not a religion - to a state that makes room for all its citizens; to a state that has first indicated its loyalty to its citizens - all its citizens. Get the difference? And learn how to spell the word allegiance if you're going to talk about it.
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from the article: Loyalty to the state is enough