The US note reads,
Some groups, as well as people, objected to such expressions on the currency. They are demanding that it be removed from public property as well as money. But a 2003 poll found that 90% of Americans were in favor of the currency.
Psalm 118: 8 says, “It is better to take refuge in Jehovah than to depend upon men.” Similarly, King David wrote, “He put a new song on my lips, a song of praise to our God. Many will see and fear, and will trust in the Lord ”(Psalm 40: 3). Another psalm written by Asaph states, “But it is good for me to draw near to God. I have made Yahweh my God my refuge; I will declare all your works ”(Psalm 73:28). The philosopher Solomon wrote, “The fear of man is a snare, but he that trusteth in the LORD is safe” (Proverbs 29:25).
The history of this country has repeatedly shown that America was founded on Christian principles. This fact can be seen in buildings, official documents and historical speeches. The United States is an independent state where religious freedom is maintained. The Hindu scholar Melkot Ramaswamy states that the expression in American currency is a reminder that “God is omnipresent, whether we are aware of it or not.” The third president of the United States, Thomas Jefferson, wrote, “The God who gave us life gave us freedom at the same time.” He asked, “Can the freedom of the state be secured by removing the assurance that freedom belongs to God?”