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March 31 in freethought history…

March 31, 1858 – Freethinker and peace activist Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner is born in London, England. She wrote an extensive biography of her father, Charles Bradlaugh, the United Kingdom’s first openly atheistic Member of Parliament and founder of the National … Continue reading

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August 3 in freethought history…

August 3, 1900 – John T. Scopes is born in Paducah, Kentucky. Scopes was at the center of the 1925 “Scopes Monkey Trial,” in which he was ultimately convicted of teaching evolution in violation of Tennessee law. Scopes died in … Continue reading

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