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I, _________, do solemnly swear that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic, that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; that I take this obligation freely, without any mental reservation or purpose of evasion; and that I will well and faithfully discharge these duties; So help me God.
"I, _____, do solemnly swear (or affirm) that I will support and defend the Constitution of the United States against all enemies, foreign and domestic; that I will bear true faith and allegiance to the same; and that I will obey the orders of the President of the United States and the orders of the officers appointed over me, according to regulations and the Uniform Code of Military Justice. So help me God."
that I take this obligation freely,
Right there is the Problem.
Originally posted by WhiteAlice
" So help me God."
This one seems fine.
Originally posted by Maluhia
Well, it is Arizona and gun ownership is in jeopardy, and it is a proposed bill. So, draw your own conclusions as to the motivation. I wish it proposed that the kids had to take a course on the constitution.edit on 25-1-2013 by Maluhia because: (no reason given)
Originally posted by sdcigarpig
6% of the population of Arizona, technically are dual citizens, being that they are Native Americans, and live on the reservations. They would not think of or even consider taking such an oath.