Tallahassee Atheists group responds to ‘In God We Trust’ law

Aug 9, 2018

By: WCTV Eyewitness News, Associated Press

The Tallahassee Atheists group has responded to the new “In God We Trust” law, which states every school and school administrative building in Florida must display those words prominently.

Rep. Kimberly Daniels, a Jacksonville Democrat and sponsor of the bill, cited the recent shootings at a Florida high school during her closing speech on the bill during this past legislative session. Seventeen people were killed in February at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland.

Daniels said that God is the “light” and “our schools need light in them like never before.”

But not everyone is on board with the new law. Opponents are calling it a clear conflict with the separation of church and state.

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