But that obvious fact won’t stop them from exercising their God-given right to petition their government for a redress of grievances. And their grievances are many, including:
● the “In God We Trust” national motto.
● the National Day of Prayer.
● the phrase “under God” in the Pledge of Allegiance.
● the practice of opening sessions of Congress with a prayer and ending oaths of office with “so help me God.”
“What does that do to our non-theist community?” asked Edwina Rogers, executive director of the Secular Coalition for America, which bills itself as the only full-time lobbying group for atheists, agnostics, humanists and the like. “What does that do to our minority religions like voodooism, etcetera?”
No doubt it makes them mad enough to cast a hex.