Atheist seeks removal of ‘God’ from US currency — again

Atheist seeks removal of ‘God’ from US currency — again

By: Kimberly Winston, (RNS) — A California atheist who once argued against the Pledge of Allegiance before the Supreme Court has launched a federal legal challenge to the phrase “In God We Trust” on American currency. Michael Newdow, 62, a Sacramento-based emergency-room doctor, filed a federal lawsuit seeking to strip reference to God from paper money and coins in an Ohio court earlier this month. Newdow claims the motto is a violation of his religious…

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