U.S. Senator to Host "Protect the Pledge" Rally in Poplar Bluff

MARCH 3, 2006 - Posted at 3:46 p.m. CST

POPLAR BLUFF, MO - U.S. Senator Jim Talent will be in Poplar Bluff Saturday to host a rally in support of the Pledge of Allegiance.  The event will take place at 3:30 p.m. on the steps of the Butler County Courthouse.

Talent is sponsoring legislation in the Senate that would remove the issue of the Pledge of Allegiance's constitutionality from the jurisdiction of federal courts.  Talent says he believes the Pledge should remain legal.