Skip to comments.Atheist Group Targets New Mexico City for Posting ‘In God We Trust’ Motto in City Hall
Posted on 04/04/2013 9:21:38 AM PDT by ilovesarah2012
Alamogordo, New Mexico An atheist activist group is targeting a city in New Mexico for its recent decision to post the motto In God We Trust on in city hall.
The Freedom From Religion Foundation in Madison, Wisconsin sent a letter to city officials in Alamogordo, New Mexico warning that the motto should not be established.
It is inappropriate for the city commission to adopt a proposal that would place In God We Trust at City Hall, wrote president Annie Laurie Gaylor. Statements about a god have no place in government buildings.
She asserted that officials could not use city chambers as a vehicle for promoting their religious views.
But Mayor Susie Galea says that the motto is permitted under the law because it is not religiously-charged, and that the city has the freedom to express its views.
The 10th Circuit Court of Appeals ruled that the motto In God We Trust is a patriotic political statement as it relates to the U.S. Constitution, she stated. The motto is permitted in government buildings.
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With Americans now kneeling before the throne of the homosexuals, the atheists are ready to take their turn at being obnoxious, pains in the @$$.
the atheists are ready to take their turn at being obnoxious, pains in the @$$.
...you mean, there actually was a time when they weren’t obnoxious pains in the butt...gee, who knew...
I see the devout evangelical atheists are out proseletyzing again.
No one opposes these Atheist/left-wing groups directly, openly. I find they make demands easily, and without any worry about consequences.
Conservatives are “live and let live” types, and generally don’t have the personality types to be in-your-face, aggressive, lefty-style activists. Unfortunately though, that is exactly what is needed in cases like this. Not letter-writing campaigns, but public, annoying, non-stop demonstrations and blockades, for example, of “Freedom from Religion” HQ.
Let them feel the same pressure they give, and they won’t be see free and easy in their demands.
But...But...they'll get mad!!
are you trying to start (finish) a war!??
You are right about conservatives, hard to change our ways...
Here in SC we have In God We Trust license plates. The atheists fought against those and lost. For the life of me, I cannot understand why atheists care if people believe in God.
They are often one and the same.
I never see them doing anything against islam, though. Strange.
This just disproves their whole “I don’t believe there is a god” schtick.
If you truly were indifferent to God, you wouldn’t care.
This demonstrates quite clearly you are fully aware of God’s presence in your life, at all times, and you are looking for safe haven to get him out of your life.
Your concsience is being scratched at everday and God is working in your life.
Atheists should be a little more patient. Why worry about changing a few things here on earth when their godless eternity is just beyond the few short years here on the topside of the terra ferma.
I think Alamogordo followed Artesia’s lead on this and years ago the ACLU tried to tell Tijeras to remove the cross on their logo....citizens told them to get out of town. NM does fight back sometimes.
I’d tell them to go to Hell!
This is a town up the road from us. They were sued by the same miserable souls as in this thread and the Ohio ACLU. I had hoped they were going to fight this, but alas...
I love Alamogordo, New Mexico
“Atheists don’t believe in God. But the Devil does’’. — Bishop Fulton J. Sheen.
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