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President Barack Obama said in Turkey : “We do not consider ourselves  a Christian nation or a Jewish nation or a Muslim nation. We consider ourselves a nation of citizens who are bound by ideals and a set of  values.”

 

 

Do you know the Preamble for your state?  

  Be sure to read the message at the bottom!

  

Alabama 1901, Preamble

We the people of the State of Alabama , invoking the favor and guidance

of Almighty God, do ordain and establish the following Constitution.

 

Alaska 1956, Preamble We, the people of Alaska , grateful to God and to

those who founded our nation and pioneered this great land.

 

Arizona 1911, Preamble We, the people of the State of Arizona , grateful

to Almighty God for our liberties, do ordain this Constitution.

 

Arkansas 1874, Preamble We, the people of the State of Arkansas ,

grateful to Almighty God for the privilege of choosing our own form of

government.

 

California 1879, Preamble We, the People of the State of California ,

grateful to Almighty God for our freedom.

 

Colorado 1876, Preamble We, the people of Colorado , with profound

reverence for the Supreme Ruler of Universe.

 

Connecticut 1818, Preamble. The People of Connecticut, acknowledging

with gratitude the good Providence of God in  permitting them to enjoy.

 

Delaware 1897, Preamble Through Divine Goodness all men have, by nature,

the rights of worshipping and serving their Creator according to the

dictates of their consciences…

 

Florida 1885, Preamble We, the people of the State of Florida , grateful

to Almighty God for our constitutional liberty, establish this

Constitution…

 

Georgia 1777, Preamble We, the people of Georgia , relying upon

protection and guidance of Almighty God, do ordain and establish this

Constitution…

 

Hawaii 1959, Preamble We , the people of Hawaii , Grateful for Divine

Guidance … Establish this Constitution.

 

Idaho 1889, Preamble We, the people of the State of Idaho , grateful to

Almighty God for our freedom, to secure its blessings.

 

Illinois 1870, Preamble We, the people of the State of Illinois,

grateful to Almighty God for the civil , political and religious liberty

which He hath so long permitted us to enjoy and looking to Him for a

blessing on our endeavors.

 

Indiana 1851, Preamble We, the People of the State of Indiana , grateful

to Almighty God for the free exercise of the right to choose our form of

government.

 

Iowa 1857, Preamble We, the People of the St ate of Iowa , grateful to

the Supreme Being for the blessings hitherto enjoyed, and feeling our

dependence on Him for a continuation of these blessings, establish this

Constitution.

 

Kansas 1859, Preamble We, the people of Kansas , grateful to Almighty

God for our civil and religious privileges establish this Constitution.

 

Kentucky 1891, Preamble.. We, the people of the Commonwealth are

grateful to Almighty God for the civil, political and religious liberties..

Louisiana 1921, Preamble We, the people of the State of Louisiana ,

grateful to Almighty God for the civil, political and religious

liberties we enjoy.

 

Maine 1820, Preamble We the People of Maine acknowledging with grateful

hearts the goodness of the Sovereign Ruler of the Universe in affording

us an opportunity .. And imploring His aid and direction.

 

Maryland 1776, Preamble We, the people of the state of Maryland ,

grateful to Almighty God for our civil and religious liberty…

 

Massachusetts 1780, Preamble We…the people of Massachusetts,

acknowledging with grateful hearts, the goodness of the Great Legislator

of the Universe In the course of His Providence, an opportunity and

devoutly imploring His direction 

 

  1. We, the people of the State of Michigan ,

grateful to Almighty God for the blessings of freedom, establish this

Constitution.

 

Minnesota, 1857, Preamble We, the people of the State of Minnesota,

grateful to God for our civil and religious liberty, and desiring to

perpetuate its blessings:

 

Mississippi 1890, Preamble We, the people of Mississippi in convention

assembled, grateful to Almighty God, and invoking His blessing on our work.

 

Missouri 1845, Preamble We, the people of Missouri , with profound

reverence for the Supreme Ruler of the Universe, and grateful for His

goodness . Establish this Constitution…

 

Montana 1889, Preamble. We, the people of Montana , grateful to Almighty

God for the blessings of liberty establish this Constitution …

 

Nebraska 1875, Preamble We, the people, grateful to Almighty God for our

freedom . Establish this Constitution.

 

Nevada 1864, Preamble We the people of the State of Nevada , grateful to

Almighty God for our freedom, establish this Constitution…

 

New Hampshire 1792, Part I. Art. I. Sec. V Every individual has a

natural and unalienable right to worship God according to the dictates

of his own conscience.

 

New Jersey 1844, Preamble We, the people of the State of New Jersey,

grateful to Almighty God for civil and religious liberty which He hath

so long permitted us to enjoy, and looking to Him for a blessing on our

endeavors.

 

New Mexico 1911, Preamble We, the People of New Mexico, grateful to

Almighty God for the blessings of liberty..

 

New York 1846, Preamble We, the people of the State of New York ,

grateful to Almighty God for our freedom, in order to secure its blessings.

 

 North Carolina 1868, Preamble We the people of the State of North

Carolina, grateful to Almighty God, the Sovereign Ruler of Nations, for

our civil, political, and religious liberties, and acknowledging our

dependence upon Him for the continuance of those…

 

North Dakota 1889, Preamble We , the people of North Dakota , grateful

to Almighty God for the blessings of civil and religious liberty, do

ordain…

 

Ohio 1852, Preamble We the people of the state of Ohio , grateful to

Almighty God for our freedom, to secure its blessings and to promote our

common.

 

Oklahoma 1907, Preamble Invoking the guidance of Almighty God, in order

to secure and perpetuate the blessings of liberty, establish this

 

Oregon 1857, Bill of Rights, Article I Section 2. All men shall be

secure in the Natural right, to worship Almighty God according to the

dictates of their consciences

 

Pennsylvania 1776, Preamble We, the people of Pennsylvania, grateful to

Almighty God for the blessings of civil and religious liberty, and

humbly invoking His guidance….

 

Rhode Island 1842, Preamble. We the People of the State of Rhode Island

grateful to Almighty God for the civil and religious liberty which He

hath so long permitted us to enjoy, and looking to Him for a blessing…

 

South Carolina , 1778, Preamble We, the people of he State of South

Carolina grateful to God for our liberties, do ordain and establish this

Constitution.

 

South Dakota 1889, Preamble We, the people of South Dakota , grateful to

Almighty God for our civil and religious liberties …

 

Tennessee 1796, Art. XI..III. That all men have a natural and

indefeasible right to worship Almighty God according to the dictates of

their conscience…

 

Texas 1845, Preamble We the People of the Republic of Texas ,

acknowledging, with gratitude, the grace and beneficence of God.

Utah 1896, Preamble Grateful to Almighty God for life and liberty, we

establish this Constitution.

 

Vermont 1777, Preamble Whereas all government ought to enable the

individuals who compose it to enjoy their natural rights, and other

blessings which the Author of Existence has bestowed on man ..

 

Virginia 1776, Bill of Rights, XVI Religion, or the Duty which we owe

our Creator can be directed only by Reason and that it is the mutual

duty of all to practice Christian Forbearance, Love and Charity towards

each other

 

Washington 1889, Preamble We the People of the State of Washington,

grateful to the Supreme Ruler of the Universe for our liberties, do

ordain this Constitution

 

West Virginia 1872, Preamble Since through Divine Providence we enjoy

the blessings of civil, political and religious liberty, we, the people

of West Virginia reaffirm our faith in and constant reliance upon God ….

 

Wisconsin 1848, Preamble We, the people of Wisconsin, grateful to

Almighty God for our freedom, domestic tranquility…

 

Wyoming 1890, Preamble We, the people of the State of Wyoming , grateful

to God for our civil, political, and religious liberties, establish this

Constitution…

  

  

After reviewing acknowledgments of God from all 50 state constitutions, one is faced with the prospect that maybe, the ACLU and the out-of-control federal courts are wrong!

 

   If you found this to be ‘Food for thought’ send to as many as you think will be enlightened as I

  1. hope you were..   

  

(Please note that at no time is anyone told that they MUST worship God.)

  

  

  

  

GOD BLESS AMERICA

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