Country: United States

“So Help Me God Oath”

Many in Congress refused to administer the swearing in oath with "so help me God" included.

Posted on April 10, 2020 by


The naturalization oath is taken by every person becoming a citizen of the United States. Atheists – in their continuing attempt to remove all mention of God from the public forum – sued to have the phrase “so help me God” removed from the naturalization oath.  This case was heard by the US Court of Appeals for the First Circuit to determine whether this mention of “God” violates the rights of atheists. A federal lawsuit was brought by atheist Olga Paule Perrier-Bilbo in 2017 who moved to the United States from France and applied for naturalized citizenship in 2008. The… Read More »