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Old 12-27-2011, 08:31 PM
 
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There is certain historical significance in having it on US currency, since it IS the official motto of the country, and has been since 1956.

There is no comparable significance to stick it on a license plate.

This WILL end up in court, a silly waste of funds and time, when there are many more pressing issues in GA.

I have no bone to pick with those that want their license plates to say it, I just don't think I should have to pay anything to keep it off mine.
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Old 12-27-2011, 08:40 PM
 
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So does this mean that there will be alternative decals available for purchase? Pro Choice, Pro Gay Rights, Pro Socialism, et al?
Everybody already has the right to purchase these decals. You can get as many of them as you'd like.

The problem comes when the Big Government types start sticking their snout into the matter. For them, it's not enough that you can already get all the religious stickers you want.
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Old 12-27-2011, 08:47 PM
 
Location: Mableton, GA USA (NW Atlanta suburb, 4 miles OTP)
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No one is shoving religion down your throat. Georgia is in the Bible Belt, sorry transplants! It's on our currency as well I really don't see the big deal.
I don't have any issues at all if the slogan in question is an option.

However, if I must pay to NOT use that slogan on my license plate, then I have an issue with it.
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Old 12-27-2011, 08:50 PM
 
Location: Mableton, GA USA (NW Atlanta suburb, 4 miles OTP)
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The difference is you're not being forced to do anything.

The real question is why are you so intimidated by God?
Why are you seemingly so intimidated by those who don't share your belief?

I don't have any issues with believers. I'm also not the one who is suggesting a slogan be placed on all license plates. You are.

Why not let God reveal himself to others at a time of His own choosing? Why force it upon everyone in traffic?
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Old 12-27-2011, 08:54 PM
 
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You want to relegate Christianity to a small building, it seems. You want it to have nothing to do with the culture. Am I correct?
You did not address this to me, but I'd like to answer anyway. If I had my way, I'd see christianity relegated to the dustbin of history, though I'll settle for a small building. It will eventually happen, but sadly not while any living today are still alive.

Regardless, I have a question.

Why is it important to you that symbols of your religion be present in the public square? Why should the state even offer plates supportive of your religion when they do not do the same for others? What is the harm of government that endorses no religion? Are you afraid people will learn the truth??

OK, that was 4 questions, but your answers should be telling.
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Old 12-27-2011, 10:15 PM
 
Location: East Snobb
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Whatever the "history" may be, I can tell you that after faithfully serving this country for the last 20 years in the military that if I am *required* to have "In God We Trust" on my plate (or PAY to NOT have it) when I come home, then I will be the first in line to sue the crap out of the state. It is a CHOICE to believe in God, Allah, Spaghetti Monster...whatever. The state CANNOT force it on me. This will never get any traction anyway, so the arguing is mute.
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Old 12-27-2011, 10:16 PM
 
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There is certain historical significance in having it on US currency, since it IS the official motto of the country, and has been since 1956.

There is no comparable significance to stick it on a license plate.

This WILL end up in court, a silly waste of funds and time, when there are many more pressing issues in GA.

I have no bone to pick with those that want their license plates to say it, I just don't think I should have to pay anything to keep it off mine.
Why? Do you not trust in God?
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Old 12-27-2011, 10:18 PM
 
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Whatever the "history" may be, I can tell you that after faithfully serving this country for the last 20 years in the military that if I am *required* to have "In God We Trust" on my plate (or PAY to NOT have it) when I come home, then I will be the first in line to sue the crap out of the state. It is a CHOICE to believe in God, Allah, Spaghetti Monster...whatever. The state CANNOT force it on me. This will never get any traction anyway, so the arguing is mute.
Another person fearful of God?

You should fear God, just not in that manner.
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Old 12-27-2011, 10:20 PM
 
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Why? Do you not trust in God?
Nope. God is a neutral observer. Our fate is up to us.

Do you really think the creator of the universe cares which football team is victorious?
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Old 12-27-2011, 10:26 PM
 
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Nope. God is a neutral observer. Our fate is up to us.

Do you really think the creator of the universe cares which football team is victorious?
So you're saying that God, whom is all-powerful, cannot interject on behalf of His creation?

That's odd thinking.
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