'In God We Trust': display in Kentucky schools marks effort to mix church and state

'In God We Trust': display in Kentucky schools marks effort to mix church and state

When students returned to Kentucky public schools last month after summer vacation, they may have noticed something different: the words “In God We Trust” displayed in a prominent location in their school, as is now mandated by law.

The Religious Motto That Isn’t Religious: How ‘In God We Trust’ Remains Constitutional

The Religious Motto That Isn’t Religious: How ‘In God We Trust’ Remains Constitutional

It turns out that Christian activists are perfectly willing to let federal judges desecrate their religion, so long as the desecration also allows them to promote their religion.

The Story of ‘In God We Trust,’ Our Christian Nationalist Motto

The Story of ‘In God We Trust,’ Our Christian Nationalist Motto

How did “In God We Trust” get stamped on the currency of a country with a godless Constitution? How did a secular nation get a religious national motto?

The Latest Attempts to Get ‘In God We Trust’ Into Schools is a Coordinated Christian Nationalist Push

The Latest Attempts to Get ‘In God We Trust’ Into Schools is a Coordinated Christian Nationalist Push

Project Blitz and legislators like Reed, who are willing to nationalize Christianity, threaten our Constitution.

Atheist Group Wants to Help Other KY Schools Sidestep the “In God We Trust” Law

Atheist Group Wants to Help Other KY Schools Sidestep the “In God We Trust” Law

Yesterday, I could post about how the Fayette County Public Schools (in Lexington) put up framed copies of the back of a one-dollar bill. It says the phrase on the currency… but the law didn’t require the wording to be front and center, or in large font, or much of anything else. I said it was a brilliant way to subvert the system while still following the letter of the law.

Now American Atheists wants to help other schools in Kentucky do the same thing.

‘Brilliant’ loophole? Lexington schools met ‘In God We Trust’ mandate by framing a dollar.

‘Brilliant’ loophole? Lexington schools met ‘In God We Trust’ mandate by framing a dollar.

When Brittany Pike saw the back of a dollar bill framed at Lexington’s Athens Chilesburg Elementary School last week, she couldn’t have been more pleased.

Pike told the Herald-Leader that her husband is the state director at the group American Atheists, and has been working behind the scenes to address the new “In God We Trust” law.

'In God We Trust' signs to greet Louisiana students in new school year

 'In God We Trust' signs to greet Louisiana students in new school year

As Louisiana students gather supplies and class schedules for a new school year, administrators are ensuring legally mandated "In God We Trust" signs are hung in every public school building in the state.

South Dakota Public Schools Add 'In God We Trust' Signs To Walls

South Dakota Public Schools Add 'In God We Trust' Signs To Walls

Public school students in South Dakota will notice something different on their first day back to school — the national motto, "In God We Trust," prominently inscribed on walls in stencil or paint. A new state law that took effect this month requires the message to be displayed in an area where students are "most likely" to see it, such as a cafeteria or entryway.