REPORT: A new year, a new law: ‘In God We Trust’ now prominently displayed in state’s public schools

BY KAT SHEPHERD / AUGUST 9, 2018 /

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As children head back to school this fall, Tennesseans are reacting to a new law the state passed requiring the motto “In God We Trust” to be prominently displayed in every public school.

“I think it excludes people that don’t believe in the Christian God,” Mike Durham of Knoxville said, while others “fully support” the idea on social media, according to WBIR.

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The Tennessee state Senate passed the legislation unanimously, followed by 81 out of the 99 Tennessee House members, according to the Tennessean. Gov. Bill Haslam, a Republican, signed the bill into law in April.

“Our national motto is on our money. It’s on our license plates. It’s part of our national anthem,” the bill’s sponsor, state Rep. Susan Lynn, a Republicans, said on the House floor before the vote, according to USA Today. “Our national motto and founding documents are the cornerstone of freedom, and we should teach our children about these things.”

The motto must be located in a prominent place, such as a cafeteria, common area, or school entryway, and can be displayed in various ways, such as on a plaque or as student artwork.

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6 Comments

  1. Robert August 9th, 2018 at 4:07 pm

    About time the Tide Turns! And get the American Flags Back on Schooks Too!

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  2. Robert August 9th, 2018 at 4:08 pm

    SCHOOLS!!! Damn Spellcheck!

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  3. Fran August 9th, 2018 at 4:53 pm

    Thank God!

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  4. Fran August 9th, 2018 at 4:54 pm

    Thank God.

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  5. Steve August 9th, 2018 at 5:18 pm

    Don’t celebrate too soon.I’m sure the ACLU will be filing a lawsuit soon.We as Americans and Christians must band together to fight this evil organization.AntiAmerican pro illegals.Anti Christian pro Muslim or atheist.Always fight against America

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  6. Dave August 9th, 2018 at 5:23 pm

    Now to work on the ten commandments

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