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Proposal to post 'In God We Trust' in all PA schools

Written by The Associated Press | Oct 24, 2013 4:06 PM
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(Harrisburg) -- Pennsylvania public school districts would be required to post ``In God We Trust'' in every school building under legislation that recently advanced in the state House.

The bill sponsored by Allegheny County Representative Rick Saccone passed the House Education Committee today  by a 14-to-9 vote.

The National Motto Display Act, as it is titled, credits a 19th century Pennsylvania governor for putting the term on coins while serving as director of the U.S. Mint. 

The bill says schools can post it by using a mounted plaque, student artwork or some other form.

All but one Democrat voted against the legislation, and all but one Republican was for it.

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