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By Jana Hill
Mill Creek Beacon Editor 

Editor's Note | Freedom's meaning


Last updated 11/6/2020 at 4:44pm

We are in an odd era where the lines are being redrawn, and we are tasked with asking a question once asked in 1954, in Rev. George Doherty’s sermon near the White House, that injected religion into our Pledge of Allegiance.

The question in that sermon is, “What do we mean by freedom?”

At a recent Mill Creek City Council meeting, one of the newest councilmembers omitted the “under God” addition to the pledge, with a pause. That started a conversation. That’s what we’re all about in news – keeping the conversation going.

Well, accurately speaking, I guess I started the conve...

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