Arkansas Motto Posters-The next phase

Recently the state of Arkansas passed AR HB1980 The National Motto, “In God We Trust”, Display Act.  This act requires the phrase  “In God We Trust be posted in all public school classrooms and any state maintained buildings.  However, the funds for these plaques must not come from government sources and must be donated by the […]

In God We Trust: the way forward in Arkansas

Back in April, the legislature of Arkansas enacted Act 911, which mandates that, if funds are made available through donations, the motto “In God We Trust” be displayed in public schools. In response, American Atheists wrote a letter to all 262 school district superintendents in Arkansas threatening litigation if they complied with the law.

Book Review: One Nation Under God

This essay was originally part of my undergraduate coursework at Southern New Hampshire University. You can purchase Kevin Kruse’s One Nation Under God on Amazon.   It is a common perception among Americans that their country is founded on Christian principles, or is a Christian nation. Though generally rejected by historians and other academics, this belief […]