But the story isn't over yet. Reuters reports:
Newdow claimed that by using coins and currency bearing the phrase, he is forced to carry religious dogma, proselytise and evangelise for monotheism.
Judge Frank Damrell of the U.S. District Court for the Eastern District of California held in his opinion that "In God We Trust" is secular in nature and use, and its appearance on coins and currency does not show government coercion on behalf of monotheism.
Newdow told Reuters he would appeal to the San Francisco-based U.S. 9th Circuit Court of Appeals.
Read it here.
Ah, yes..., the Ninth Circuit. More loony tunes in the offing there.