Texas sheriff’s sharp retort when atheists want ‘In God We Trust’ removed from vehicles

Texas sheriff’s sharp retort when atheists want ‘In God We Trust’ removed from vehicles

[Ed. – Now, it’s “settled law” that putting the national motto on public property doesn’t violate the Constitution.  The courts have ruled on it.  Aren’t the atheists obligated to stop objecting and just live with it?]

Adrian Garcia, head of the Childress Police Department in Childress, Texas, apparently wasn’t willing to entertain demands that the nation’s motto — which secular critics claim is an unconstitutional violation of the separation of church and state — be removed from vehicles.

“After carefully reading your letter I must deny your request in the removal of our Nations motto from our patrol units, and ask that you and the Freedom From Religion Foundation go fly a kite,” he wrote in a one sentence response that was posted on the department’s Facebook page. …

Addressed to “Annie” — Freedom From Religion Foundation co-president Annie Laurie Gaylor — the brief letter comes after Garcia announced earlier this month that he was adding the decals to official vehicles in response to recent attacks on cops. …

Dan Barker, co-president of the atheist group, told TheBlaze last month that the Freedom From Religion Foundation “would love to sue over a case” involving the “In God We Trust” decals.

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