December 2, 2008

Atheists sue to take God out of Kentucky terrorism law

An atheists-rights group is suing the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security because state law requires the agency to stress "dependence on Almighty God as being vital to the security of the Commonwealth." Edwin Kagin, a lawyer and the national legal director of American Atheists, said he was appalled to read that state law establishes praising God — and installing a plaque in God's honor — as the first duty of the Homeland Security Office.

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