Can you imagine a president today giving a Thanksgiving Proclamation that mentions “Almighty God” twice, describes him as “the great Lord and Ruler of Nations,” and calls for prayer and confession of “national sins”? This thanksgiving declaration was written and published in the Massachusetts Centinel to thank God for giving our young nation the ability to develop Constitutions in peace, “particularly the national one now lately instituted.”

For those who contend that our Founders wanted to keep God out of government, they need to take it up with our first president who was a participant in the drafting of our Constitution.

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