Freedom of Religion

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Senator James Buchanan tried to declare the US a Christian Nation

January 18, 1844

Motto “In God We Trust” first appeared on coins

April 22, 1864

Cantwell v. Conneticut

1940

Everson v. Board of Education

1947

Madalyn Murray sued to force end of required bible readings in public schools

December 08, 1960

Engel v. Vitale

1962

Lemon v. Kurtzman

1971

Employment Division v. Smith

1990

Burwell v. Hobby Lobby

2014