West Virginia advances school mandate on 'In God We Trust'

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Public schools in West Virginia may soon be required to display the phrase "In God We Trust" in every building if a bill passed by the state Senate on Monday becomes law.

The bill was introduced by Republican Sen. Mike Azinger, who said he wants to give kids in schools something to look up to and let them know it's OK to "say God" in school.

"We know there's a lot of kids that have problems at home, tough times at home that we don't know anything about," Azinger said, speaking on the Senate floor. "Maybe they'll look up one day and say, 'In God We Trust' and know they...

 

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