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March 21 in freethought history…

March 21, 1925 – Tennessee Governor Austin Peay signs the Butler Act, a state law prohibiting school teachers “to teach any theory that denies the Story of the Divine Creation of man as taught in the Bible, and to teach instead … Continue reading

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September 1 in freethought history…

September 1, 1868 – English activist Chapman Cohen is born Leicester, England. Raised in a nonreligious Jewish family, Cohen became active in Britain’s National Secular Society, eventually serving as Vice President and later President.  He lectured widely, made frequent contribution to … Continue reading

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