In God We Trust

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Police Chief Has Succinct Response to Motto Complaint

'Go fly a kite'

(Newser) - Police patrol cars in Childress, Texas, say "In God we trust" on the back, and recently, the police department got a letter from the Freedom From Religion Foundation "demanding" the words be removed, Chief Adrian Garcia wrote on Facebook yesterday, per KETK . He posted a picture of the... More »

House Re-Reaffirms 'In God We Trust' as Motto

House votes to reaffirm it, again

(Newser) - Fear not: “In God We Trust” is still the national US motto. Installed in 1956 and already reaffirmed in 2002 and 2006, the House once again voted to reaffirm it yesterday after an apparently dramatic 35-minute debate Tuesday night, the Washington Post reports. Dramatic, at least, in that Rep.... More »

House to Vote on Beefing Up 'In God We Trust'

Bill would encourage schools, government buildings to post national motto

(Newser) - It's already stamped on our coins, but a group of lawmakers would like see our national motto get even greater play. The House will vote on a bill today that would strengthen the phrase "In God We Trust" and push schools and other government and public buildings to... More »

Court Upholds 'Under God' in Pledge of Allegiance

It also says 'In God We Trust' is fine on money

(Newser) - A federal appeals court in San Francisco today upheld the use of the words "under God" in the Pledge of Allegiance and "In God We Trust" on US currency. The 9th US Circuit Court of Appeals panel rejected two legal challenges by Sacramento atheist Michael Newdow, who claimed... More »

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