"In God We Trust Plaque" by US Capitol / Public Domain

Atheist Group Wants to Help Other KY Schools Sidestep the “In God We Trust” Law

Aug 16, 2019

By Hemant Mehta

There are currently nine states that have implemented laws forcing public schools to put up “In God We Trust” signs (with more trying to pass that legislation). Many of those states are very specific about the size of the displays… but not Kentucky.

That’s why, yesterday, I could post about how the Fayette County Public Schools (in Lexington) put up framed copies of the back of a one-dollar bill. It says the phrase on the currency… but the law didn’t require the wording to be front and center, or in large font, or much of anything else. I said it was a brilliant way to subvert the system while still following the letter of the law.

Now American Atheists wants to help other schools in Kentucky do the same thing.

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