If the US is a secular state why does the dollar bill say “in God we trust”

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If the US is a secular state why does the dollar bill say “in God we trust”

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Because the U.S. is not a ‘secular state’. The Establishment clause precludes the affiliation of the federal (and through the doctrine of incorporation, state) governments with a specific institution of religion.

So the government can’t require you join the Catholic Church or give special favoritism to the Church of Latter-day Saints. However, generally pro-religion sentiments do not violate this premise.

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