Daily Archives: July 1, 2015

July 1 in freethought history…

July 1, 1776 – Jean-Francois de la Barre is tortured and beheaded by French authorities in Abbeville, France for (among other things) failing to show proper respect to a Roman Catholic procession. His body was burned on a pyre along with … Continue reading

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