Recently on the whitehouse.gov website there has been a place for people to sign petitions. One petition asked that the phrase “Under God” be removed from the pledge of allegiance, while the other asked to remove “In God we trust” from coins and currency.
Here is the White House response:
While the President strongly supports every American’s right to religious freedom and the separation of church and state, that does not mean there’s no role for religion in the public square.
Actually, that is exactly what it means. The only way for there to be religious freedom is for the nation to favor no religion or non-religion. The fact that the pledge says “under God” is repulsive to every person who knows that “God” is a completely imaginary being worshiped by delusional adults and foisted upon innocent children.
Religion hurts America. Religion should be banned from the public square. This video explains the reality of the situation: