The Magnificent Fifty: Foundation of Faith (West Virginia)

Charleston, West Virginia (Artist: Susan Cassidy Wilhoit)

Constitution Preamble (1872)

Since through Divine Providence we enjoy the blessings of civil, political and religious liberty, we, the people of West Virginia reaffirm our faith and constant reliance upon God.


Let’s look at that again:

“…we, the people of West Virginia reaffirm our faith and constant reliance upon God.”

Sounds a lot like another embattled phrase, doesn’t it?

“In God We Trust”

 

To read the introduction to this series, CLICK HERE.

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