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'In God We Trust'

Commissioners Approve Plaques For County Courthouse


December 6, 2017

It is such a simple phrase, one that implies faith and looking toward new horizons. It has roots to when development of the nation was a bloody reality.

There is an effort to keep society connected with American history, including the phrase with a 200-plus year history.

The "In God We Trust – America, Inc" organization is working to promote patriotism by encouraging elected officials to "Vote Yes" to legally display our congressionally approved national motto, according to the organization's mission statement. The organization was founded by Bakersfield, Calif., city councilwoman Jacquie...

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Reader Comments

BrianWestley writes:

Just more selfish Christians peeing their god all over.

przxqgl writes:

i'm hindu. how would people respond if i wanted to put a placque up in a publically owned place that said IN GANESHA WE TRUST? how would people respond if muslims wanted to put a placque in a publically owned place that said IN AL'LAH WE TRUST? it's a bad idea, regardless of what deity you use, and endorsement of a deity (ANY deity) by the elected government is a violation of the U.S. Constitution. it would be better to put stickers on publically owned vehicles that said E PLURIBUS UNUM.


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