Posts Tagged ‘“I Believe”’

Church Politicking

The debate over the South Carolina “I Believe” license plate rages on.

At least for South Carolina Attorney General Henry McMaster and Lt. Governor Andre Bauer, who continue to mislead South Carolinians on what Americans United’s lawsuit challenging the production of these plates is really about.

According to the Greenville News, more than 500 people showed up last […] Read More

Government-Sponsored Religion, Religious Symbols on Public Property

Today a federal judge in Columbia, S.C., will hear arguments about the South Carolina state legislature’s decision to issue a special “Christian” license plate. The plate, which features the words “I Believe” and a yellow cross superimposed on a stained-glass church window, clearly constitutes unconstitutional government favoritism toward one faith and should not be issued, according to a […] Read More

Government-Sponsored Religion, Religious Symbols on Public Property

This July 4, the Rev. Dr. Neal Jones, a plaintiff in AU’s lawsuit involving the “I Believe” license plates, reminded South Carolinians of our Founding Fathers’ hope to preserve religious liberty for all. In a column he wrote for South Carolina’s largest newspaper, The State, Jones asked the state’s General Assembly to read the Constitution avidly and […] Read More

Government-Sponsored Religion, Religion in Public Life, Religious Symbols on Public Property

I frequently see people driving around in cars, trucks, SUVs, etc. who want me to know about their strong Christian faith. Their bumper stickers proclaim it, as do their little Christian fish symbols. I even saw a guy this weekend who felt compelled to make a giant fish symbol out of reflective tape for his door.

It’s fine with me. […] Read More