Bakersfield City Council Approves Adding ‘In God We Trust’ Decals to Police, Fire Vehicles

The Bakersfield City Council has given the go-ahead to adding the motto “In God We Trust” to police and fire vehicles.

The council of the southern San Joaquin Valley city approved the decals Wednesday on a 4-2 vote.

The Bakersfield Californian reports the decision followed a two-hour debate in which 19 speakers opposed the decals and 11 spoke in favor of them. The idea had received support from U.S. Rep. Kevin McCarthy earlier in the week.

The decals are to be privately funded,...

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