Tag Archives: In God We Trust

Federal Appeals Court: “In God We Trust” On Money Is A “Historical Reminder” Not A Religious Endorsement

The Associated Press reports: A federal court has ruled that printing “In God We Trust” on U.S. currency doesn’t amount to a religious endorsement and therefore doesn’t violate the U.S. Constitution. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago made the ruling Thursday in a lawsuit brought by a self-declared Satanist, Kenneth Mayle. He argued that the motto propagates …

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TENNESSEE: Gov Gets GOP Bill Requiring Public Schools To Prominently Display “In God We Trust” [VIDEO]

The Tennessean reports: A bill requiring Tennessee schools to prominently display the national “In God We Trust” motto is headed to the governor for his signature. The legislation, sponsored by Rep. Susan Lynn, R-Mt. Juliet, overwhelmingly passed the state House on Monday with 81 of the 99 members voting in favor of it. Before the vote, the Republican lawmaker spoke …

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GOD COPS: Family Research Council Backs Campaign To Emblazon “In God We Trust” On All Police Cars

Via press release from Tony Perkins: Police in one North Carolina county got a different kind of offering from Fairview Baptist Church: car decals. The stickers are part of a nationwide push to put “In God We Trust” on the fleets of law enforcers. From Florida and Texas to the Carolinas and Virginia, policemen are combatting the negativity about law …

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Dr. Stabby: Change Your Facebook Profile Photo To Stand Against Evil Godless Liberal Progressives

Via Mediaite: Dr. Ben Carson took to Facebook Tuesday to entreat his followers to take a stand against “liberal progressives,” asking them to “change your profile picture to you holding a ‘In God We Trust’ sign if you believe God should remain a core principle of our nation.” “Carson cares about God and America. Obama cares more about his climate …

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Atheism Activist Cites Hobby Lobby In Lawsuit To Remove “In God We Trust” From US Currency

“In God We Trust” first appeared on US coins in 1864 and was added to paper currency in 1957 during the height of the red scare. Atheist activist Michael Newdow is trying again to put an end to it, but this time he’s using the Hobby Lobby tactic. Hemant Mehta reports at Friendly Atheist: The federal lawsuit, which was filed …

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PA House Advances Bill To Post “In God We Trust” In All Public Classrooms

By a vote of 14-9, the Pennsylvania House Education Committee has approved Rep. Rick Saccone’s bill which mandates that “In God We Trust” be posted in every public classroom.  Start the clip below at 8:00 as Democratic reps shred Saccone’s reasoning for the bill. All of the Democrats on the committee voted against the bill, but Republicans currently hold a …

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PA State Tea Party Rep Intro’s Bill To Put “In God We Trust” In All Classrooms

Pennsylvania state Rep. Rick Saccone, who was elected in the 2010 Tea Party wave, has introduced a bill that mandates placing “In God We Trust” signs in all public school classrooms. Last year Siccone introduced a resolution that declared 2012 to be “The Year Of The Bible” and earlier this year he tried to have April 30th declared to be …

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Federal Judge Dismisses Suit To Remove “In God We Trust” From US Currency

A federal judge has dismissed a lawsuit that sought to remove “In God We Trust” from US currency. Judge Harold Baer Jr. of the Southern District of New York ruled Monday that a suit brought by the Freedom From Religion Foundation and others should be dismissed. “The Supreme Court has repeatedly assumed the motto’s secular purpose and effect, and all …

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