Monday, August 23, 2010

For Now, We Keep 'In God We Trust'

I'm sure it comes as no surprise when you hear that someone is suing to have "In God We Trust" removed from our currency or from a public edifice. A recent instance came before the D.C. Circuit Court of Appeals. In this case, the court decided that the phrase is not a religious exercise or an endorsement of a particular religion.

That seems like a good decision if one has any regard for the opinions and actions of our Founders (by "Founders" I mean the people who wrote and ratified the First Amendment). They used many, many public recognitions of God and His influence on our country's history, and recognized the importance of looking to a higher power instead of relying solely on the logic of man.

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