“In God We Trust” signage will not be placed on the Freeport (Ill.) Public Library building. After listening to public comments for more than an hour, the library board voted 5–4 against placing the motto on the building. During the public comments section, 21 people spoke against placing the sign on the building and 6 spoke in favor of the motto. “We wouldn’t let the Pepsi Cola company come and put a Pepsi sign out there, so don’t put anything out there,” said meeting attendee Jennifer Kanosky.
Rockford (Ill.) Register Star, July 11