The St. Louis Park City Council in Minnesota voted to reinstate the Pledge of Allegiance on Monday night, a month after initially voting to stop saying it at council meetings.
Council member Thom Miller started the meeting by moving to reinstate the pledge, letting each member speak about the issue before they unanimously voted in favor of overturning the past decision.
“I’ve concluded that I made a mistake and I’m sorry and I’m asking for forgiveness,” city council member Steve Hallifan said at the meeting, according to FOX9.
“It’s impacting our staff’s productivity and mental health. Our wonderful staff. It’s costing us money,” council member Margaret Rog added.
Some of the members also spoke about receiving threatening phone calls and emails since the original vote.
Last week, President Trump brought more attention to the issue when he weighed in on social media.
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