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By Rod Anderson , CP Cartoonist
September 16, 2013|7:06 am
In God We Still Trust!

 A United States District Court Judge has dismissed a suit brought by an atheist organization against the motto "In God We Trust" being on the national currency.

Judge Harold Baer Jr. of the Southern District of New York ruled Monday that a suit brought by the Freedom From Religion Foundation and others should be dismissed.

"The Supreme Court has repeatedly assumed the motto's secular purpose and effect, and all circuit courts that have considered this issue-namely the Ninth, Fifth, Tenth, and D.C. Circuit- have found no constitutional violation in the motto's inclusion on currency," wrote Baer.

"Each circuit court that has considered the issue found no Establishment Clause violation in the motto's placement on currency, finding ceremonial or secular purposes and no religious effect or endorsement."

Read more at http://www.christianpost.com/news/new-york-judge-dismisses-suit-against-in-god-we-trust-on-money-104424/

 

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