Did you know every state constitution explicitly thanks God and acknowledges that our nation is dependent upon Him? I didn't. It doesn't surprise me that it was written in, but it does surprise me that none have been forced to remove it. Seen at cnsnews.com:
To know the hearts, minds and collective will of our Founding Fathers and American pioneers, one need only look to what they wrote in their respective state constitutions. Most will be amazed to learn that all 50 state constitutions explicitly and unequivocally thank God for his benevolence and acknowledge that we as a nation are dependent upon Him - that He is the sole source of our freedoms. This is true, not just for the "red states," but for the bluest of the blue. (See what your state constitution says about God).
Let's start with the most liberal state in the Union: Massachusetts.
We, therefore, the people of Massachusetts, acknowledging, with grateful hearts, the goodness of the great Legislator of the universe, in affording us, in the course of His providence ... and devoutly imploring His direction in so interesting a design, do agree upon, ordain and establish the following ... Constitution of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.
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