WASHINGTON, December 12, 2002 ( – The United States Postal Service has been ordered to display framed posters with the U.S. motto “In God We Trust” in all 38,000 of its post offices. The American Family Association is taking credit for the ruling after member Frank Williamson appealed to Washington when his donated framed pictures of the motto were removed from post office lobbies in three Texas locations.  “The U.S. Postal Service decided to design the poster after researching Williamson’s complaint and discovering that the U.S. House of Representatives had adopted a resolution two years ago that supported putting the motto in every public building possible,” said David Lewin, postal spokesman in Houston.  Don Wildmon, chairman of American Family Association, started a national crusade to place copies of the motto in public classrooms and government buildings in 2000. “We have distributed over 400,000 posters since the campaign started, with tens of thousands now hanging on public classroom walls, in city halls and other public buildings because of individual citizens like Mr. Williamson.” He said at least 15 states have legal statutes requiring or strongly recommending public display of the motto.  To visit the Family Association website see:   To order a poster with the motto and the Stars and Stripes see:


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