Yesterday, a group of Pagans, universalists, and atheists went to the Mobile County Commission (in Alabama) to request they put up displays reading things like “In Reason We Trust.” It was in response to a recent vote to put “In God We Trust” on a plaque in the city’s Administration Building.
Despite Approving “In God We Trust” Plaque, Mobile County Commission Ignores Similar Requests by Atheists & Pagans
The Freedom From Religion Foundation sent the Vision Iowa group a letter detailing the constitutional violations that taxpayers would be on the hook for if the courts ruled against them:
After receiving a lot of negative feedback over the past 24 hours, I’ve decided to put a stop to the project. Even if I believe the concept behind the book is a valid one, the execution was poor and it upset a lot of good people. My apologies to anyone in that crowd.
To everyone who supported the project so far, I appreciate your understanding. I hope you’ll support whatever I decide to do next.