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"Almighty God" Will Continue Receiving Official Credit for Kentucky's Post-9/11 Security

State Supreme Court declines to hear case that would review 2006 state law.

God can continue to receive official credit for Kentucky's homeland security, according to the Bluegrass State's highest court.

Last week, the Kentucky Supreme Court declined to hear a case that would review a post-9/11 state law "mandating that the commonwealth give credit to Almighty God for its homeland security," notes Peter Smith of The Courier-Journal. Of the seven justices, only one favored a review of the law that requires the following statement (seen here) to be publicly posted:

The safety and security of the Commonwealth cannot be achieved apart from reliance upon Almighty God as set forth in the public speeches and proclamations of American Presidents, including Abraham Lincoln's historic March, 30, 1863, Proclamation urging Americans to pray and fast during one of the most dangerous hours in American history, and the text of President John F. Kennedy's Nov. 22, 1963 national security speech which concluded: "For as was written long ago, ‘Except the Lord keep the city, the watchman ...
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