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  • National Motto "In God We Trust" Too Religious to Hang in School (Watauga Co, NC)

    11/10/2013 5:47:54 PM PST · by jazusamo · 18 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | November 10, 2013 | Sarah Jean Seman
    A North Carolina school refused to hang posters depicting an American Flag and the national motto “In God We Trust” because their legal counsel feared the signs would be seen as promoting religion. The American Legion offered the free posters to the Watauga County School District, but found the 130 framed images unwanted. As reported by Fox News: “We got an email from the school saying thank you but on advice of their legal counsel they could not accept the posters because of separation of church and state,” American Legion member Rick Cornejo told me in a telephone interview....
  • Pennsylvania bill would require schools to display 'In God We Trust' motto

    10/29/2013 12:58:50 PM PDT · by rightwingintelligentsia · 9 replies
    FoxNews ^ | October 25, 2013
    HARRISBURG, Pa. – Pennsylvania public school districts would be required to post “In God We Trust” in every school building under legislation that advanced out of a committee in the state House of Representatives this week. The bill sponsored by Rep. Rick Saccone, R-Allegheny, passed the House Education Committee on Wednesday by a 14-to-9 vote, with only one Democrat and one Republican crossing party lines. The National Motto Display Act, as it is titled, credits James Pollock, a 19th century Pennsylvania governor, for putting the term on coins while serving as director of the U.S. Mint. The measure would require...
  • Penny For Your Martian Thoughts: This Is How A Coin Looks After 14 Months On The Red Planet

    10/09/2013 7:09:52 AM PDT · by BenLurkin · 31 replies
    universetoday.com ^ | October 9, 2013 | Elizabeth Howell on
    A high-power camera on the Mars Curiosity rover snapped a picture of a 1909 American penny featuring Abraham Lincoln. The coin is used as a calibration target for the Mars Hand Lens Imager (MAHLI) that is at the end of Curiosity’s robotic arm. In just over an Earth year on the Red Planet, you can see the bright copper is muted by lots of Mars dust. Although the image has public relations appeal, there are scientific reasons behind picking that particular calibration target. It is supposed to measure how well the camera is performing, which is important as it zooms...
  • Judge Tosses Atheist Lawsuit Seeking to Remove ‘In God We Trust’ From American Currency

    09/13/2013 1:31:01 PM PDT · by NYer · 15 replies
    Christian News ^ | September 13, 2013
    WASHINGTON – A federal judge has tossed a lawsuit filed earlier this year that sought to remove the motto ‘In God We Trust’ from American currency.As previously reported, well-known atheist Michael Newdow, who has filed numerous suits challenging the mixture of God and government, submitted a complaint in the Southern District of New York this past March, asserting that the motto violates the Establishment Clause of the United States Constitution as it serves to proselytize unbelievers.“[T]he American dollar travels all over the world, into every country of the world, and frequently gets behind the Iron Curtain, and if it...
  • Treasury Sued to Remove 'God' from Currency (In God We Trust)

    04/05/2013 8:40:39 AM PDT · by xzins · 54 replies
    Worthy News ^ | March 24, 2013 | Joseph DeCaro
    WASHINGTON, DC (Worthy News)– The Freedom From Religion Foundation is suing the U.S. Treasury Department to remove "In God We Trust" from all its currency. A nonprofit organization that represents atheists and agnostics, the FFRF claims the motto is "offensive" to the nonreligious. In February, the FFRF and 19 plaintiffs filed a civil suit in New York claiming the motto violates the First and Fifth Amendments of the Constitution; they also claim it forces atheists, agnostics and secular skeptics to impart a religious message they all decry whenever using U.S. currency, resulting in a false declaration of their own religious...
  • Man who filed ‘In God We Trust’ lawsuit against Wood County cites scripture

    10/07/2012 7:11:32 AM PDT · by mnehring · 17 replies
    HAWKINS — An East Texas man who filed a federal lawsuit against Wood County over the practice of opening commissioners court meetings with prayer is anything but an atheist. Charles Frederick Scott III considers himself a godly man and studies the Bible religiously. He has filed a lawsuit in U.S. District Court, seeking removal of the motto “In God We Trust” from the Wood County commissioners courtroom and to forbid opening meetings with prayer. The lawsuit alleges the county is violating the U.S. Constitution. “I am just as much a confirmed, committed, conservative Christian as anybody else, and more so...
  • National Motto Showing Up in Orange County Cities [and elsewhere]

    06/09/2012 2:46:53 AM PDT · by rhema · 10 replies
    CitizenLink ^ | 6/4/12 | Karla Dial
    By this time next month, the city council chambers in Anaheim, Calif., will have some new art for visitors to look at — a large plaque over the city seal declaring “In God We Trust.” Council members voted unanimously last week to buy the plaque and place it behind the dais because “it’s part of what America means to us,” Councilwoman Gail Eastman told the Orange County Register. That makes Anaheim the seventeenth city in Orange County to add the motto, which was reaffirmed by Congress last year. And the county is not unique: Ninety-two cities throughout California have done...
  • Catholic Editor Comments on Romney's Commencement Speech at Liberty University

    06/07/2012 9:52:42 AM PDT · by Jeff Head · 20 replies
    JEFFHEAD.COM ^ | June 6, 2012 | Jeff Head
    Mitt Romney: Mormon Candidate at Baptist Liberty University Moves Catholic Editor By Keith A Fournier May 15th, 2012 Full Story at: (THIS LINK) Governor Romney did not attempt to argue the compatibility of his own religious faith and that of most of the graduates. I was relieved. He told the graduates and their guests, "People of different faiths, like yours and mine, sometimes wonder where we can meet in common purpose, when there are so many differences in creed and theology. Surely the answer is that we can meet in service, in shared moral convictions about our nation stemming from...
  • TEACHER MUST REMOVE ‘IN GOD WE TRUST’ BANNERS FROM CLASSROOM AFTER SCOTUS DENIES CASE

    03/29/2012 6:49:46 AM PDT · by massmike · 16 replies
    theblaze.com ^ | 03/29/2012 | Billy Hallowell
    Last year, California school teacher Bradley Johnson vowed to take his battle over patriotic and religious banners to the U.S. Supreme Court. Unfortunately for Johnson, the nation’s most power justices declined to hear his case (Johnson vs. Poway Unified School District), solidifying a lower court ruling against the presence of the banners he had placed in his classrooms for decades. Back in September, we told you about Johnson, who has served as a mathematics teacher in California’s Poway Unified School District for decades. For much of that time he has prominently displayed patriotic and faith-themed posters — a move that...
  • New George Washington dollar coin missing "In God We Trust"

    03/19/2012 11:47:20 AM PDT · by databoss · 75 replies
    mint | me
    The new dollar coin does not have the inscription In God We Trust....is this a first?
  • California.. Fight over "In God We Trust" Banner Goes to Supreme Court?

    01/24/2012 9:34:28 PM PST · by cakid1 · 9 replies
    cbs47 | 1-24-12 | cakid1
    You may have heard of this case. For about 25 years high school teacher Bradley Johnson had banners in his class that said: "In God We Trust" "One Nation Under God" "God Bless America" But then, someone complained. It went to court. In the first round - Federal District Judge Robert T. Benitez sided with the teacher. (He said the Poway School District was opposing Johnson's First Amendment rights.) But then the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed that decision. The banners came down. But now, the Thomas More Law Center, has "taken up a petition with the Supreme Court"...
  • Ron Paul Opposes ‘In God We Trust’ Resolution

    01/03/2012 4:52:32 PM PST · by mnehring · 23 replies
    NewsMax ^ | November 2011
    Texas Rep. Ron Paul, a Republican candidate for president, told The Hill Thursday that he opposes the Republican resolution that would reaffirm "In God We Trust" as the country’s motto. The resolution passed the House easily Wednesday, with only nine "no" votes. Paul was absent for the vote. But he said the bill was superfluous.
  • Does God Still Belong On Our Money?

    11/27/2011 11:47:06 AM PST · by Steelfish · 29 replies
    LATimes ^ | November 27, 2011
    Does God Still Belong On Our Money? In his Friday Op-Ed, Michael Shermer highlighted his displeasure at the House’s recent 396-9 vote to continue printing "In God We Trust" on public buildings and U.S. currency. The law was originally passed in 1956, as a Cold War morale boost. But Shermer argues the motto no long serves the public and is even problematic: What is troubling -- and should trouble any enlightened citizen of a modern nation such as ours -- is the implication that in this age of science and technology, computers and cyberspace, and liberal democracies securing rights and...
  • Ron Paul vs. 'In God We Trust'

    11/04/2011 7:44:00 PM PDT · by mnehring · 58 replies
    Congressman Ron Paul’s presidential campaign duties kept him from participating in the House of Representatives vote on Wednesday, but the GOP hopeful says he is opposed to the recent bill to reaffirm “In God We Trust” as America’s motto. During a House vote on Wednesday, only nine lawmakers voted against reaffirming the slogan to be used in governmental buildings across the United States. Paul was unable to it to Capitol Hill to cast his own voice but says that he would have voted against it. "I would have voted 'no' not because I don't like the motto and don't think...
  • See Which Congressmen Voted Against 'In God We Trust'

    11/03/2011 2:06:19 PM PDT · by opentalk · 37 replies
    Fox News ^ | November 1, 2011 | Todd Starnes
    The House of Representatives passed a bi-partisan resolution Tuesday night reaffirming “In God We Trust” as the official motto of the United States. The 396-9 vote came at the request of Rep. Randy Forbes (R-VA) – in part over President Obama’s refusal to correct remarks he made that misstated the motto as “E pluribus unum” instead of “In God We Trust.”Lawmakers voting against “In God We Trust” include Rep. Jerrold Nadler (D-NY), Rep. Gary Ackerman (D-NY), Rep. Justin Amash (R-Mich), Rep. Judy Chu (D-CA), Rep. Emanuel Cleaver (D-MO), Rep. Mike Honda (D-CA), Rep. Hank Johnson (D-GA), Rep. Bobby Scott (D-VA),...
  • Obama slams congress for wasting time on 'In God We Trust' (Video)

    11/02/2011 9:11:26 AM PDT · by Talkradio03 · 21 replies
    hotairpundit ^ | 11/2/11 | obama
    Absolutely outrageous. In God We Trust is a waste of time to this president. "In the house of Representatives...You've had legislation reaffirming that In God We Trust is our motto? That's not putting people back to work" Obama says at his jobs speech today in the D.C. area.
  • California Court to Teacher: Take down in 'God We Trust Banner' .. Pay Fine.

    09/14/2011 3:20:03 PM PDT · by cakid1 · 19 replies
    cbs47 ^ | 9-14-11 | cakid1
    The 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals has ordered a San Diego Teacher to take down a banner that says ' In God We Trust.' The teacher who has had the banners up in his classroom for two decades says the banner was free speech. Bradley Johnson is a math teacher in the Poway Unified School District. He says the banner celebrates the religious heritage of America. He says the banners were 'no more an assertion of a religious point of view than the Tibetan prayer flag, Dalai Lama poster and Malcolm X poster that other teachers had in their...
  • Why it matters that our democracy trust in God

    06/05/2011 6:12:29 AM PDT · by GonzoII · 15 replies
    CERC ^ | April 25, 2011 | FATHER ROBERT BARRON
    Why it matters that our democracy trust in GodFATHER ROBERT BARRONI was pleased to see that the United States Supreme Court recently dismissed a suit brought by Michael Newdow, a Sacramento man who wanted to remove the phrase “In God We Trust” from the nation’s coins and paper currency, as well as from the fronts of our public buildings. The tired argument that the gentleman brought forward was that this custom somehow violates the first amendment guarantee that the government shall make no law either establishing an official religion or prohibiting the free exercise of religion in the United...
  • Court won't hear challenge to 'In God We Trust'

    03/07/2011 7:49:35 AM PST · by SmithL · 33 replies
    The Supreme Court won't hear an atheist's latest challenge to the U.S. government's references to God. The court on Monday refused to hear an appeal from Michael Newdow, who says government references to God are unconstitutional and infringe on his religious beliefs.
  • The One Thing You Won't See on TV at the State of the Union

    01/25/2011 5:02:20 AM PST · by Kaslin · 62 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 25, 2011 | Dennis Prager
    Tuesday, when you see President Obama give his State of the Union address, you will see four things: the president entering the hall, the president ascending the rostrum to be greeted by the vice president and the speaker of the House, the president giving his speech and the reactions of members of the Congress and others in the hall. Here is the one thing you will not see and probably have never seen. You won't see what is behind the president and above the vice president and the speaker of the House. And because you won't see it, you won't...
  • Obama Gets America's Motto Wrong (When is enough ENOUGH?)

    12/08/2010 7:05:30 AM PST · by yoe · 60 replies · 2+ views
    Fox News ^ | December 7, 2010 | With: Bret Baie
    Now some fresh pickings from the Political Grapevine: Video Members of a bipartisan group of lawmakers called the Congressional Prayer Caucus want to make sure President Obama knows the country's national motto. Forty-one Republicans and one of the five Democrats from the caucus sent a letter to the president asking him to correct a mistake he made during a speech last month in Jakarta, Indonesia when he said -- quote -- "In the United States, our motto is E Pluribus Unum -- out of many, one." The lawmakers point out the official national motto -- approved by Congress in 1956...
  • Lawmakers school Obama on national motto

    12/07/2010 9:40:05 AM PST · by jessduntno · 16 replies
    onenewsnow ^ | Today
    A letter signed by 42 members of Congress criticizes President Barack Obama for telling students in Indonesia last month that America's national motto is "E Pluribus Unum." Obama commented to the students last month that the U.S. and Indonesia share a similar history. "It is a story written into our national mottos. In the United States, our motto is 'E Pluribus Unum' -- out of many, one." In a letter to the White House, members of the Congressional Prayer Caucus -- mostly Republican -- note that the national motto has been "In God We Trust" since 1956. The caucus chairman,...
  • New License Plate for Virginia | In God We Trust

    11/13/2010 5:48:06 PM PST · by RightSideNews · 30 replies
    Right Side News ^ | 11/13/10 | Right Side News
    IN GOD WE TRUST: Virginia Bill is sponsored in the Assembly by Valley legislators, Sen. Mark Obenshain and Del. Dickie Bell andrequires at least 350 pre-filed applications to be on hand for approval, we are urging Valley residents to file their applications as soon as possible.
  • When America was God's Country

    08/27/2010 4:34:45 PM PDT · by BigReb555 · 8 replies
    Canada Free Press ^ | August 27, 2010 | Calvin E. Johnson, Jr.
    But, are we still the land of the free and home of the brave and is our motto still “In God We Trust?”
  • N.C. billboards debate Pledge of Allegiance

    07/10/2010 5:18:14 PM PDT · by Halfmanhalfamazing · 5 replies
    WRAL ^ | July 8th
    Asheville, N.C. — God and country are the theme of battling billboards sprouting up across North Carolina. The Asheville Citizen-Times reported that billboards with the message "one nation, under God" are going up across the state. They're a response to billboards placed in six North Carolina cities by the North Carolina Secular Association. Those signs with the message "one nation indivisible" drop the words "under God," which were added to the Pledge of Allegiance in 1954. The group says it wanted to show that nonbelievers are patriotic. A coalition called We Still Pray has bought space on six electronic billboards...
  • "Under God" and "In God We Trust" Upheld as constitutional

    03/12/2010 1:35:19 PM PST · by Patriot1259 · 12 replies · 276+ views
    TheCypressTimes.com ^ | 03/12/2010 | John G. Winder
    The Almighty Wins one in U.S. Federal court…in San Francisco. Professional atheist Michael Newdow, founder of The First Atheist Church of True Science, lost his claim that the words “under God” in the pledge of allegiance are unconstitutional and infringe upon his religious beliefs. The San Francisco 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals rejected Newdow’s claims and ruled that “under God” was indeed constitutional.
  • San Francisco Federal court upholds "under God" in Pledge of Allegiance, "In God We Trust" on money

    03/11/2010 4:13:53 PM PST · by RGirard · 15 replies · 333+ views
    Examiner.com ^ | March 11, 2010 | Réne Girard
    Praise God! Today a federal court, the 9th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, in San Francisco has ruled on the side of right by upholding the use of the words "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance and "In God We Trust" on United States currency. Michael Newdow, an atheist from Sacramento California had filed the case on behalf of himself, and his daughter who was "forced" to say the Pledge of Allegiance in school, claiming the references to God were disrespectful to his religious beliefs and were a violation of the separation of church and state...
  • Court: 'Under God' in Pledge is constitutional (9th Circuit panel)

    03/11/2010 12:29:44 PM PST · by SmithL · 77 replies · 2,884+ views
    San Francisco Chronicle ^ | 3/11/11 | Bob Egelko, Chronicle Staff Writer
    SAN FRANCISCO -- The words "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance are an appeal to patriotism, not religion, and do not violate the separation of church and state, a federal appeals court ruled today - the same court that declared the pledge unconstitutional in 2002. In a separate ruling, the Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals panel in San Francisco upheld the placement of the national motto, "In God We Trust," on coins and currency. The language is patriotic and ceremonial, not religious, the court said. Both suits were filed by Michael Newdow, a Sacramento atheist who has filed...
  • Classroom Messages Colored Red, White and Blue

    03/08/2010 5:29:37 PM PST · by blkmontecarlo · 16 replies · 82+ views
    San Diego Union Tribune ^ | 3/8/2010 | Logan Jenkins
    By all accounts, Brad Johnson, a 30-year math teacher at Westview High School in Rancho Peñasquitos, is the salt of the classroom. If he feels his AP Calculus students are sagging, he’ll perform a cartwheel to pump them up. What a 57-year-old guy. About three years ago, Johnson was told to remove two 7-foot banners he had displayed for more than two decades (along with about 200 nature photographs.) Granted, he’ll never be confused with designer Tom Ford, but his students like his folksy style, Johnson told me.
  • Federal Judge Rule Teacher has Constitutional Right to Display Patriotic Banners that Mention "God"

    03/01/2010 5:36:27 PM PST · by pollywog · 37 replies · 668+ views
    Thomas More law Center ^ | March 1, 2010 | Pollywog
    I couldn't be more proud. My nephew Brad Johnson, won a Constituional victory on Friday. A Federal Judge ruled the Poway School District violated his civil rights in displaying a banner with the words God... Moderator, if I have posted in the wrong place, please help out by relocating this to a proper thread. GOD BLESS AMERICA~
  • IN GOD WE TRUST, new VA license plate bill

    01/17/2010 4:25:57 PM PST · by Gopher Broke · 7 replies · 528+ views
    Victoria Cobb, President Sunday, January 17, 2010 G.A. Alert #5: “In God We Trust” License Plate Read Our Latest Blog Posts @ www.familyfoundationblog.com Dear: Last year pro-life Virginians won a tremendous victory when the General Assembly passed legislation creating “Choose Life” license plates. This year, there is another opportunity to create a new license plate with the phrase “In God We Trust”. Virginians have a more than 200 specialty license plate motifs to choose from when they go to the DMV to register a car, everything from supporting state universities to “Choose Life” to “Parrotheads” to wildlife. This new plate...
  • One Nation Under God - Jon McNaughton

    12/12/2009 4:53:12 PM PST · by bigbob · 1 replies · 433+ views
    McNaughton Fine Art Company ^ | Dec. 2009 | Jon McNaughton
    "One Nation Under God." This simple phrase, added to the pledge of allegiance over 50 years ago has been the source of unbelievable debate and heated controversy. Likewise, the phrase 'In God We Trust' on our currency has been targeted and continues to be attacked as improper and politically incorrect. Lawsuits have been filed and legal minds employed to ascertain whether such statements violate the concept of 'separation of church and state'. As this debate continues, some so called experts have implied or concluded that our Founding Fathers and Patriots were not religious. These secular champions, in an effort to...
  • Palin right, HuffPost wrong (Setting the 'In God We Trust' story straight)

    11/20/2009 11:45:35 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 9 replies · 1,360+ views
    WorldnetDaily ^ | 11/20/2009 | Joseph Farrah
    Sarah Palin haters will stoop to just about anything to malign the woman they most fear – including lying. That's what Huffington Puffington Post columnist Max Blumenthal did Sunday when he claimed the former vice presidential candidate cited an "urban legend" in a speech when she said the Treasury Department had moved the phrase "In God We Trust" from presidential coins. Blumenthal and his pseudo-news organization characterized Palin's statement as a "rumor" that "most likely originated with a 2006 story on the far-right website WorldNetDaily." Actually, it wasn't "a rumor." It was, what we call in the news business, a...
  • God returns to the Capitol Visitors Center

    10/06/2009 5:37:17 PM PDT · by Bulldawg Fan · 3 replies · 447+ views
    email ^ | 10/6/09 | American Family Association
    Please help us get this information into the hands of as many people as possible by forwarding it to your entire e-mail list of family and friends. God returns to the Capitol Visitors Center Congressman says YOU and your AFA made the difference! October 6, 2009 When the $621 million Capitol Visitors Center opened last year, somebody was conspicuously absent at the opening ceremony: God. Virtually all references to the role that faith in God played in the founding and development of the United States had been scrubbed from displays. The secular fundamentalists who designed the exhibits even mistakenly said...
  • Missing national motto restored in Washington

    10/03/2009 6:24:32 AM PDT · by opentalk · 2 replies · 508+ views
    WND ^ | October 2, 2009 | Bob Unruh
    'In God We Trust' conspicuously absent at launch of Capitol Visitor Center,Yesterday, individuals across the country who were willing to stand up on behalf of our nation's religious heritage saw a major victory," announced U.S. Rep. Randy Forbes, R-Va., in a website statement this week. Last year, WND reported Forbes responded to concerns the Christian heritage of the United States had been scrubbed from the 580,000-square-foot facility. He worked with other members of Congress until the Committee on House Administration and the Senate Rules and Administration Committee agreed to include references to the nation's
  • MSNBC Live Vote: Should the motto "In God We Trust" be removed from U.S. currency?

    09/22/2009 8:16:39 PM PDT · by ItsForTheChildren · 26 replies · 1,392+ views
    Here's your chance to let the media know where the people stand on our faith in God, as a nation. NBC is presently taking a poll on "In God We Trust" to stay on our American currency.
  • Should the motto "In God We Trust" be removed from U.S. currency?

    09/16/2009 6:48:27 AM PDT · by LibFreeUSA · 37 replies · 1,153+ views
    MSNBC ^ | Sept 16, 2009 | MSNBC
    Here's your chance to let the media know where the people stand on our faith in God, as a nation.. NBC is presently taking a poll on "In God We Trust" to stay on our American currency.Do your part and tell them what you think.
  • Atheists sue to keep 'In God We Trust' off Capitol Visitor Center

    09/15/2009 8:53:09 PM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 17 replies · 796+ views
    News.Yahoo ^ | 9/16/09 | Rob Hotakainen
    WASHINGTON — A California Republican congressman wants to do a little writing on the walls of Washington's newest federal building. If Rep. Dan Lungren gets his way, Congress will spend nearly $100,000 to engrave the words "In God We Trust " and the Pledge of Allegiance in prominent spots at the Capitol Visitor Center . Lungren's proposal drew only a whimper of opposition last week when the House of Representatives voted 410-8 to approve it. Now, however, Lungren finds himself tussling with a national atheists and agnostics group. The Wisconsin -based Freedom From Religion Foundation Inc. sued this week to...
  • Freep This Poll:Should the motto "In God We Trust" be removed from U.S. currency?

    09/03/2009 9:43:50 AM PDT · by Man50D · 50 replies · 1,609+ views
    Should the motto "In God We Trust" be removed from U.S. currency?
  • Freep this poll - In God We Trust on US Currency

    08/16/2009 9:19:33 PM PDT · by glock_fan · 29 replies · 1,302+ views
    Should the motto "In God We Trust" be removed from U.S. currency? * 15586370 responses
  • Atheists in the Capitol's Foxhole

    07/21/2009 4:22:39 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 1 replies · 247+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | July 21, 2009 | Chuck Norris
    I'm a fighter for the freedoms of speech and religion. They are our constitutional rights -- what the First Amendment is all about. But those freedoms don't give atheists the entitlement to eliminate or revise America's religious heritage in the new $621 million taxpayer-provided Capitol Visitor Center in Washington. This month, the House and Senate passed identical resolutions approving the engravings of the national motto ("In God We Trust") and the Pledge of Allegiance in prominent places in the Capitol Visitor Center -- a 580,000-square-foot facility under the Capitol -- where 15,500 guests visit each day. Spearheading the measures were...
  • It’s on: Atheists want “In God We Trust” removed from Capitol visitor’s center

    07/18/2009 2:22:11 PM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 23 replies · 593+ views
    Hotair ^ | 7/18/2009 | Allahpundit
    We’re never going to have an atheist president, are we? Besides the one we have now, I mean. OH YES. The Freedom From Religion Foundation, a Wisconsin-based church-state watchdog group, claimed the engravings are unconstitutional and would exclude the 15% of Americans who identify themselves as non-religious… Sen. Jim DeMint, R-S.C., who sponsored the bill in the Senate, said historical references to God should not be censored for political correctness. “The Founders based the Constitution and our laws on religious faith and principles that clear the way for individual freedom,” he said in a statement. “Our true motto, ‘In God...
  • Group Seeks to Block 'In God We Trust' Engraving

    07/15/2009 9:06:05 AM PDT · by FromLori · 10 replies · 382+ views
    Fox ^ | 7/14/09
    The nation's largest group of atheists and agnostics filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to block an architect from engraving "In God We Trust" and the Pledge of Allegiance at the Capitol Visitor Center in Washington. The Madison-based Freedom From Religion Foundation's lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in western Wisconsin, claims the taxpayer-funded engravings would be an unconstitutional endorsement of religion. The House and Senate passed identical resolutions this month directing the Architect of the Capitol to engrave "In God We Trust" and the pledge in prominent places at the entrance for 3 million tourists who visit the Capitol each...
  • Atheists sue to keep "In God We Trust" off DC building

    07/15/2009 8:39:45 AM PDT · by sdw2009 · 7 replies · 390+ views
    The nation's largest group of atheists and agnostics filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to block an architect from engraving "In God We Trust"...
  • Lawsuit seeks to block 'In God We Trust' engraving

    07/14/2009 5:26:25 PM PDT · by JoeProBono · 3 replies · 260+ views
    chicagotribune ^ | July 14, 2009
    MADISON, Wis. - A Wisconsin-based anti-religion group is seeking to block an architect from engraving "In God We Trust" and the Pledge of Allegiance at the Capitol Visitor Center in Washington. The House and Senate passed resolutions this month directing the Architect of the Capitol to engrave the national motto and the pledge in prominent places at the center, which is the entrance for tourists visiting the Capitol.
  • Lawsuit seeks to block 'In God We Trust' engraving (on Capitol Visitor Center in DC)

    07/14/2009 2:58:08 PM PDT · by NormsRevenge · 20 replies · 618+ views
    AP on Yahoo ^ | 7/14/09 | Ryan J. Foley - ap
    MADISON, Wis. – The nation's largest group of atheists and agnostics filed a lawsuit Tuesday seeking to block an architect from engraving "In God We Trust" and the Pledge of Allegiance at the Capitol Visitor Center in Washington. The Madison-based Freedom From Religion Foundation's lawsuit, filed in U.S. District Court in western Wisconsin, claims the taxpayer-funded engravings would be an unconstitutional endorsement of religion. The House and Senate passed identical resolutions this month directing the Architect of the Capitol to engrave "In God We Trust" and the pledge in prominent places at the entrance for 3 million tourists who visit...
  • MSNBC Poll:Should the motto "In God We Trust" be removed from U.S. currency?

    07/10/2009 10:59:04 PM PDT · by BellStar · 36 replies · 1,698+ views
    MSNBC Poll ^ | 11 July 09 | MSNBC
    Should the motto "In God We Trust" be removed from U.S. currency? * 15052379 responses FReep MSNBC Poll but be sure you read it first it is designed to trick you!
  • "In God We Trust", Write it on your mail!

    05/20/2009 8:51:52 AM PDT · by Mind Freed · 16 replies · 996+ views
    Mind Freed
    Payback is fun!!!!!!!!!!!!! WRITE IT ON THE BACK OF YOUR ENVELOPES or front! WE THINK THIS IS A GREAT IDEA. WE'LL START WRITING IT ON THE FRONT OF OUR ENVELOPES, TOO! ! Including Bills You may have heard in the news that a couple of Post Offices in Texas have been forced to take down small posters that say 'IN GOD WE TRUST ,' The law,they say, is being violated. Anyway, we heard proposed on a radio station show, that we should all write ' IN GOD WE TRUST' on the back of all our mail. After all, that's our...
  • NBC Poll: "In God We Trust" on currency

    05/14/2009 11:12:46 AM PDT · by Rushgrrl · 29 replies · 2,358+ views
    MSNBC ^ | 5/14/09
    Should the motto "In God We Trust" be removed from U.S. currency?
  • New Dollar coin "In God We Trust" IS GONE!

    05/07/2009 4:08:09 PM PDT · by American Dream 246 · 30 replies · 4,695+ views
    email ^ | 5/7/09 | Antoniette D. Walker
    New Dollar coin "In God We Trust" IS GONE! The printing of these coins was supposedly an accident - it was only to "test the waters" for what they plan to do, by removing that from all new currency. From Antoniette D. Walker REFUSE NEW COINS This simple action will make a strong statement. Please help do this. Refuse to accept these when they are handed to you. I received one from the Post Office as change and I asked for a dollar bill instead. The lady just smiled and said 'way to go', so she had read this e-mail....