Bishop Defends the Pledge of Allegiance

January 15, 2020
Press Release

Washington, DC—Congressman Dan Bishop (NC-09) released the following statement on events at a meeting of the Bladen County Board of Elections.


“I was appalled that the Chairwoman of the Bladen County Board of Elections will prevent board members—on threat of arrest—from reciting the Pledge of Allegiance,” said Rep. Bishop. “It shows a twisted moral code to oppress the right to honor a flag that stands for freedom from oppression. I stand with the board members who continue to revere and respect our flag and those who lost their lives defending it.”