The example of the Seal shows us why the Founders' understanding of religious liberty does not prohibit, but actually encourages, government promotion of religion, writes senior fellow Thomas G. West.
For a rebuttal, see Our Godless Constitution by The Nation's Brooke Allen.
Our Constitution makes no mention whatever of God. The omission was too obvious to have been anything but deliberate, in spite of Alexander Hamilton's flippant responses when asked about it: According to one account, he said that the new nation was not in need of "foreign aid"; according to another, he simply said "we forgot." But as Hamilton's biographer Ron Chernow points out, Hamilton never forgot anything important.
I happen to have taken graduate courses at the Claremont Graduate School and met some of these people. They're all super mixed up with the Moonies, just like the Washington Times. Sounds paranoid, I know, but it's true. Remember the coronation of Sun Myung Moon on Capitol Hill?