Nearly six months ago, the Morton Grove park commissioner was criticized for not standing during the pledge. Controversy truly unfolded after the American Legion yanked cash from the park district due to the pledge boycott. The Morton Grove Champion reported on this topic every step of the way. Check out the media timeline below to learn more about how this story unfolds:
July 18, 2013: Park commissioner criticized for not standing during Pledge
Aug. 15, 2013: Morton Grove Park Board member defends silence during Pledge of Allegiance
Oct. 24, 2013: American Legion yanks cash from Morton Grove Park District due to pledge boycott
Oct. 30, 2013: Atheist teacher supports board member's decision to boycott pledge
Nov. 7, 2013: Letter to the editor: Congrats to American Legion for standing up for pledge
Nov. 21, 2013: Letter to the editor: Park commissioner who won't say pledge 'either very confused or very self-centered'
Nov. 21, 2013: Park commissioner doesn't back down on pledge boycott
Dec. 2, 2013: Morton Grove Park District returns donation to atheist blogger
Dec. 19, 2013: Morton Grove Library Board rejects $3,000 donation from atheist
Dec. 27, 2013: Atheist blogger now plans to donate $3,000 to food pantry
Dec. 31, 2013: "Letter to the editor: "Why a 'no' vote for atheists' donation is a 'yes' for Morton Grove"
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