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March 7 in freethought history…

March 7, 1844 - Anti-obscenity crusader Anthony Comstock is born in New Haven, Connecticut. His lifelong obsession with the morality of others first evidenced in his complaints while serving in the Civil War against fellow soldiers who swore. Comstock founded the … Continue reading

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September 21 in freethought history…

September 21, 1866 – Herbert George Wells is born in Bromley, Kent, England. As H. G. Wells he became on of the greatest and most influential science fiction writers of all time: his books include War of the Worlds, The … Continue reading

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