Plates For All: Religious-Themed

In recent years, states started offering “In God We Trust” license plates. Most often, these are optional plates offered at no extra cost.

Indiana inserted a portion of a waving American flag for its first “In God We Trust” plate which was otherwise similar to the 2009 white on blue base; four years later the flag expanded to the entire background, the slogan was moved to the bottom, and other tweaks occurred to make it its own design.

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South Carolina has come out with two versions as well, with the second taking the first’s design and modifying it fit a standard base South Carolina uses for certain types of plates.

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Arkansas, Kansas, Montana, and South Carolina all developed unique designs for their In God We Trust issues.

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Florida inserted “IN GOD WE TRUST” on it’s 2004 base in the place where normally the slogan “THE SUNSHINE STATE” or the county name would be; Georgia has opted for a simple decal placed where the county sticker normally goes.

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Arizona’s In God We Trust plate takes a blue sky and makes it radiant; another specialty, which reads “Live the Golden Rule” and benefits the Arizona Interfaith Movement, also uses sun rays, but in a more conventional manner.

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Utah has applied the same format to the In God We Trust and specialty plates, differentiating between them by application of a decal left of the serial.

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Alabama’s patriotic plate below mixes in religion.

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