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ANAHEIM – The City Council Chambers will soon include the phrase “In God We Trust” over the city seal, behind the council dais.

A similar seal was mounted in Buena Park in the city's Council Chambers in 2009. / H. Lorren Au Jr / Orange Country Register

The council vote unanimously Tuesday to spend $600 to $850 to install the motto in four-inch black or brushed-gold letters.

“It is a matter of patriotism,” said Councilwoman Gail Eastman, who suggested the addition. “It is on our currency … It’s part of what America means to us.”…

One resident, who said he is an atheist, spoke against the plan, saying it would make him feel excluded from city government. SEE COMPLETE TEXT.

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