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January 25 in freethought history…

January 25, 1928 – Rabbi Sherwin Wine is born in Detroit, Michigan. In 1969, he founded the Society for Humanistic Judaism, an organization that emphasizes Jewish culture and history rather than religious identity. He was one of the signers of … Continue reading

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Podcast #241 – Murdered for Being an Atheist?

We look at three recent cases in which violent perpetrators of excuse their crimes by pointing to their victims atheism. Earlier this month, a woman in Louisville, Kentucky was arrested for savagely beating a disabled man with his own cane, … Continue reading

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October 6 in freethought history…

October 6, 1868 – Neurologist Charles Judson Herrick is born in Minneapolis, Minnesota. He was elected to membership in the National Academy of Sciences in 1918, and named Humanist of the Year in 1956 by the American Humanist Association. He … Continue reading

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