PA House Passes “In God We Trust” Bill

But ACLU warns of suit against schools that choose to post the motto.

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“Legislation that would allow schools to display the national motto “In God We Trust” and the Bill of Rights passed the state House on Monday by a 172-24 vote,” the Patriot-News reports. “The bill, sponsored by Rep. Rick Saccone, R-Allegheny, doesn’t carry any mandate for schools. But Saccone said it informs schools that they would have the state’s permission to post these patriotic displays.”

The bill now goes to the Senate; the ACLU has warned it might file a lawsuit against schools that post the motto.