July 10 in freethought history…

Clarence Darrow and William Jennings Bryan,      1925July 10, 1925 – The “Scopes Monkey Trial” begins in Dayton, Tennessee.  Schoolteacher John T. Scopes was accused of teaching evolution in violation of state law. The highly unorthodox trial pitted three-time presidential candidate William Jennings Bryan for the prosecution) against nationally famous attorney Clarence Darrow for the defense. Scopes would eventually be convicted.

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