Yesterday, the House reaffirmed ‘In God We Trust’ as the official U.S. motto. And right away we heard the opposition declare that it is “Unconstitutional.” They claim that our Founding Fathers wrote that there should be a “separation of Church and State.”
But where does it say anything about the “separation of church and state” in the US Constitution? People and Congressmen quote this all of the time, as if it were a fact. But there is no such statement. Nor is there anything that alludes to this. In fact, it indicates just about the opposite:
“Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof.”
Instead of being opposed to religion, the Constitution is meant to protect it. – The writers of our Constitution came here from a land where only one religion was allowed. You could be executed for being a Catholic or a Protestant, depending on the Throne’s preference at the time.
Our Founding Fathers did not want there to ever be a “National Church,” like the Anglicans in England created. Instead, they decided that we shall have the freedom of religion and do nothing to prohibit it.
Praise God for the 1st Admendment!
The writers of the US Constitution were not God-haters as many would represent them. The truth is that they all believed in God. And they all believed that religious instruction was essential to preserving our nation and its freedoms.
The Constitution protects our nation’s belief in a Supreme and righteous Creator. “In God we trust” should be on our monuments, money, libraries, schools and government institutions, not erased from them.
Thank God for our Founding Fathers and the US Constitution!
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Hello, I'm Mark Baird and I founded Hire Patriots. My wife and I are 'helpers.' We are concerned about meeting the practical needs of our US veterans veterans and their families. We began a job board for local residents to post chores that they need help with. It has been very successful. Thousands of local US Military and veterans partially or entirely support themselves from our website. We are looking for others near US Military bases who would also like to have a HirePatriots.com website for their location. We also hold welcome home parties, military marriage retreats, job fairs and create military family gardens.
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