Speech and religion

Posted Tuesday, Jul. 01, 2014  comments  Print Reprints

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On July 4, most of us celebrate because we are proud.

In public gatherings, we pledge allegiance to our flag; in that pledge, we say “one nation under God.”

On every piece of currency is “In God We Trust.”

The U.S. was built on a belief in God. Many of us fought and died for our freedoms. Yet some want to eliminate these references because they don’t believe.

I have fought for our freedoms and I have the right to use God’s name.

For those who don’t believe, how can you spend money marked “In God We Trust?”

Changing any of this should be put to a vote, and if voters are true to their country, it would never pass.

If anyone does not want God mentioned, you need to find another place.

— Gilbert “Gil” Ginn, Arlington

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