June 28 in freethought history…

June 28, 1971 – The US Supreme Court rules in Lemon v Kurtzman that a state may not reimburse private schools for private teachers’ salaries. More generally, and more importantly, the opinion establishes the Lemon Test; to wit, government action must have a secular purpose, must neither advance nor prohibit religion, and must not result in excessive entanglement with religion.

secularwomanJune 28, 2012Secular Woman, a non-profit organization whose mission is “to amplify the voice, presence, and influence of non-religious women” is founded in Georgia.

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