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. […]

FFRF Contacts Atlanta, Texas PD about Motto

The Freedom from Religion Foundation has sent a letter requesting that the Atlanta, Texas Police Department remove the phrase “One City Under God” from their patrol vehicles. According to the letter, obtained by The Original Motto Project, the Atlanta City Council authorized the phrase to be place on patrol vehicles back in November of last […]

Hemphill County Saga Continues

Anyone that is active here at The Original Motto Project (TOMP) knows that the most obnoxious thorn in our sides is being blocked and deleted by government agencies (mostly Sheriff’s departments) on social media. Time after time, whenever someone comments to these agencies expressing their dissent to the addition of religious motto, the comments are […]

Texas Sheriff Blatantly Violates Texas Constitution

James Pearson, the Sheriff of Hemphill County in Texas, has taken his trust in God to a whole new, and wholly unconstitutional, level. In a Facebook post dated October 15th, Sheriff Pearson unveiled the new decals that will be featured on county patrol vehicles. It’s fairly standard now for law enforcement agencies to skirt the […]

Liberty Institute Vows To Fight Secularism

The Liberty Institute, a nonprofit legal defense organization based in Texas, has offered to defend, pro bono, any law enforcement agency that is threatened with a lawsuit by the Freedom From Religion Foundation for putting In God We Trust on their patrol cars. In a post on their website about Childress, TX Police Chief Adrian Garcia receiving […]