These actions not only undermined the original national values of One Nation, Indivisible and government neutrality of religious preferences. They also divided Americans into two classes of people: Those that held a religious belief, to be recognized as “real” Americans; and those that do not and would not.
The phrases “Under God” and “In God We Trust” are discriminatory. They promote religious bigotry. They say, “Atheist-Americans are not recognized by our government.”
This is no different than the “Whites Only” signs from the Jim Crow days, or the “No Jews or Chinese need apply” signs of the 19th century.
What kind of morals are these?
Is that the message that we want to see in our city halls and on our money?
Is that the message that we want our children to learn in our schools?