Enfield votes against saying the pledge at Town Board meetings

The town of Enfield, located in Tompkins County has made a move that some feel is controversial.

They will not recite the pledge of allegiance at the start of meetings any more.

It started as a discussion about removing the phrasing ‘under God’ from the pledge, which then turned into a broader debate around its necessity.

The board ultimately passed that resolution, to end the practice of reciting the pledge at the start of meetings, by a count of 4-1.

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