It is that time of year again. Time for state legislators to start filing their bills for consideration on this year’s agenda and In God We Trust is getting a fair amount of attention this year. As of this writing there are seven bills that are already on the docket or have been submitted for […]
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.
5 years ago, the House of Representatives took time out from their busy schedule to debate the most important thing going on in the nation that day. The reaffirmation of In God We Trust as the national motto. Was it in jeopardy of being changed? No, it has been enshrined in our laws since 1956 […]
Editor’s note: There have been several cases over the years concering In God We Trust as our national motto. This series of posts is meant as a general guide to those cases, but should not be taken to be expert legal advice. The following is a guest post by Scott McKeller Aronow v. United States […]