Daily Archives: August 5, 2015

August 5 in freethought history…

August 5, 1940 – Ellory Schempp is born in Philadelphia. In 1956, 16-year-old Schempp (raised by a Unitarian Universalist family) protested his public school’s requirement that students read Bible verses and the Lord’s Prayer each day. He would become the … Continue reading

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