Wednesday, on 9-11-13, Boston’s Concord Carlisle High School skipped the morning pledge of allegiance and broadcast a Muslim poem in its place.
Principal Peter Badalament says the whole incident was the result of a collision of 9-11 and the absence of student who normally recites the daily pledge, reports The Boston Globe.
Badalament explains the situation saying, “We were unaware that our student Pledge reader had an internship commitment” and therefore, wasn’t in school on 9-11.
He didn’t comment on why the school simply didn’t pick another student to read the pledge or assign a faculty or staff member to recite it rather than skipping the pledge altogether and moving ahead with the recitation of the Muslim poem.
Read more at LibertyNews.com. By Joe Calandra Jr.