In some schools today, our kids are not even aware of what the pledge is or why we should know it. As a Christian, (and not affiliated with any political party) ultimately I pledge my allegiance to God. However, I think it’s indisputable that God has blessed this nation and given the men who founded it some simple ideals to stay true to that which made the United States great.
“I pledge allegiance to the Flag of the United States of America, and to the Republic for which it stands, one Nation under God, indivisible, with liberty and justice for all.”
In the Pledge of Allegiance we all pledge allegiance to our Republic, not to a democracy. “Republic” is the proper description of our government, not “democracy.” I hear both Republican and Democrats say things like, “We need to spread democracy around the world.” Why does it matter if we spread “democracy”? Or does it matter?
I am grateful that LIFE Leadership continues to produce world-class products, such as Orrin Woodward’s new book And Justice For All, to share information that helps us understand the true nature of liberty.
Watch this short video that explains the difference between a democracy and a republic and why it matters.