Just over a week ago, Joe Beck, founder of the Humanists of the Treasure Coast in Florida, asked if he could deliver the invocation at an upcoming meeting of the Martin County Board of County Commissioners.
Humanist Told He Can’t Give Invocation at County Meeting because the ‘Ministerial Association’ Didn’t Recommend Him
It was created by LeRoy High School Class of 1943 graduate Carl Gustafson and initially included the phrase “In God We Trust” on the spine of the book. However, Superintendent Jim Ganger and the board of education decided to remove it after hearing concern from some community members.
We’d love to hear your thoughts on the project — more videos will be posted soon — and we’d also appreciate your suggestions as to which questions we ought to tackle next!