Atheists victorious - Judge orders 'Almighty God' in Kentucky unconstitutional

When American Atheists (AA) realized that the Kentucky office of Homeland Security had '"God" in its law, it sprang to action. Along with 10 other plaintiffs, AA filed suit to get the reference to God removed from the law.

According to AA, the "2006 law... blatantly mixes church and state, in defiance of the US Constitution." The law they speak of requires that the executive director of Kentucky's Homeland Security shall "[p]ublicize the findings of the General Assembly stressing the dependence on Almighty God as being vital to the security of the Commonwealth by including the provisions of KRS 39A.285(3) in its agency training and educational materials. The executive director shall also be responsible for prominently displaying a permanent plaque at the entrance to the state's Emergency Operations Center stating the text of KRS 39A.285(3)."


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Comment by Not important on August 30, 2009 at 1:38pm
Its funny how ppl like to say things like not referencing a relgion, they referenced God. Oh, and our country was founded on freedom of religion. Well, you have to take in to account that some ppl chose not to have a religion. This topic would make a great post.

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