Posts Tagged ‘ In God We Trust ’

National Motto Case: Atheist Michael Newdow Is At It Again

Jun 13th, 2017 | By

The following has been reprinted from the Becket religious freedom legal group. Atheist Michael Newdow is once again trying to erase any mention of God from our national currency. He previously worked to remove the words “under God” from the Pledge of Allegiance. He failed. GING-PAC Chairman William J. Murray wrote about Newdow’s attack on

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Congress Loses A Fighter For Social Conservatism: Mississippi Rep. Alan Nunnelee

Feb 9th, 2015 | By

Nunnelee was a committed Christian who lived out his faith at home and in Congress. He was elected to the House in 2010 during the social conservative wave of new legislators. Before that, he had served more than a decade in the Mississippi state Senate.



Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation Launches Social Media Campaign

Jul 23rd, 2014 | By

The Congressional Prayer Caucus Foundation has launched a social media campaign to promote the message of our national motto: “In God We Trust.”

This social media project of the foundation is scheduled for July 30th. Be part of it!

It’s called the “Million Voice” shout out – and it will be using Facebook, Twitter, and Tumblr to reach millions of Americans with the message that we trust in God and no one else!



Second Circuit Upholds “In God We Trust” On U.S. Currency

May 30th, 2014 | By

The Second Circuit affirmed a federal district court’s dismissal of a challenge to the national motto, “In God we trust.” The court stated that the motto’s inclusion in the design of U.S. currency, which is required by statute, is “a reference to our religious heritage” and does not violate the Establishment Clause or the Religious Freedom Restoration Act (RFRA).

The court noted several times that the “[Supreme] Court’s Justices have distinguished our currency from improper governmental endorsements of religion,” repeatedly indicating that the statutes requiring that the motto be included on U.S. Currency “have a secular purpose and neither advance nor inhibit religion.”



Court Dismisses Challenge To National Motto, “In God We Trust”

Sep 17th, 2013 | By

A New York federal district court has dismissed a challenge to the inclusion of our national motto, “In God We Trust,” on United States currency. Forty-one Members of the House of Representatives signed an amicus curiae brief in May, filed by the American Center for Law and Justice and the American Catholic Lawyers Association supporting the motto.



Prayer Caucus Members Defend ‘In God We Trust’

May 20th, 2013 | By

Forty-one members of the House of Representatives have signed an amicus curiae brief from the American Center for Law and Justice and the American Catholic Lawyers Association to support “In God We Trust” on U.S. currency. Many of these Members of Congress are part of the Congressional Prayer Caucus, headed by Rep. Randy Forbes (R-VA).



House Passes Resolution To Reaffirm ‘In God We Trust’ Motto

Nov 10th, 2011 | By

Last week, the House of Representatives passed H.Con.Res 13, to reaffirm “In God We Trust” as America’s national motto. Rep. Randy Forbes (R-VA) led the effort on this. GINGPAC is reprinting reasons for the resolution below:   President Obama inaccurately proclaims “E Pluribus Unum’ our national motto. Last November before a worldwide audience, in a much-anticipated and

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Rep. Randy Forbes (R-VA) Introduces ‘In God We Trust’ Resolution

Mar 29th, 2011 | By

March 29, 2011 – GING-PAC endorsed legislator Virginia Republican Representative Randy Forbes has introduced a resolution in Congress that encourages the display of “In God We Trust” on all public buildings and government institutions.