First, the government removed prayer from schools. Then, the government removed the 10 Commandments from the courthouses. Now, it appears that the emblematic phrase “In God We Trust” may soon be removed from U.S. currency for good.
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Possibly millions of the U.S. $1 coins have been circulating since 2006 without the nation’s official motto: “In God We Trust.”
These new coins were supposed to proudly display the “In God We Trust.” But those four words are conspicuously missing from the edges of some coins circulating around the nation. What happened?
The U.S. Mint posted a statement admitting that a portion of the 300 million coins “inadvertently left the United States Mint at Philadelphia without edge-lettering on them. It is unknown how many of these coins without inscriptions on the edge have been placed into circulation.”
According to the Mint, the agency is looking into the matter to determine a possible cause in the manufacturing process.
However, the Mint’s assertion of a mechanical error is questionable. Ron Guth, president of Professional Coin Grading Service, one of the world’s largest coin authentication companies, told MSNBC that the problem had to do with quality control rather than a mechanical error. He based his judgment on the roughly 50 smooth-edge dollars he has authenticated
“These coins are struck like normal coins, and then they go through another machine that adds edge lettering in another process. These apparently skipped that process,” Guth told MSNBC. “We’ve seen a couple of instances where the edge lettering may be weak or indistinct, but we’re not talking about that here.”
How then were these coins missed? Is it possible the government has succumb to the barrage of lawsuits filed against it seeking to remove “In God We Trust”? Many believe that this could be the product of an agenda to totally extract the word “God” from public view. Could it be possible that this is true? And, if so, could the pledge of allegiance be next?
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