Oppose the Louisiana In God We Trust in Classrooms act

Opposing SB224 The In God We Trust Classroom Act Not later than the 2019-2020 school year, the program of instruction on patriotic customs required by this Section shall include instruction on the national motto, “In God We Trust”, and each public school governing authority shall display the national motto in each building it uses and in […]

Failing to display national motto in school might become a crime in Tennessee

On March 21, Tennessee lawmakers passed a bill that would require “In God We Trust” to be displayed “in a prominent location in each school.” Some more reasonable lawmakers suggested that making the display a requirement might be a little too much. Representative Lynn, who originally sponsored the legislation, disagreed. In the video below, you […]

In God We Trust: the abuse of reality

In 1964 Henry Morgenthau, the founder of realist international relations theory, advised that we should not be deceived by the glaring discrepancy between America’s professed values and the actual historical record. Morgenthau claimed that the professed ideals of America—liberty, justice, freedom, and self-determination—constituted reality, whereas the record of America’s imperialist, colonialist, white supremacist history merely […]

Wentzville Mayor removes Secular Citizen

Recently the City of Wentzville MO added an In God We Trust sign to their city council chambers.  This did not sit well with some locals. The local representative for The Original Motto Project, Sally Hunt, attended the meeting and voiced dissent from us and other citizens. That meeting did not end well for Sally. […]