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April 30 in freethought history…

April 30, 1789 – George Washington is sworn in as the first President of the United States of America. While it has become traditional for presidents to tack on “so help me God” after the official oath of office, it is … Continue reading

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August 9 in freethought history…

August 9, 1977 – First meeting of the Committee for the Scientific Investigation of Claims of the Paranormal (CSICOP) Executive Council in New York City. Formed in 1976, CSICOP’s mission was (and is) to “to promote scientific inquiry, critical investigation, and the … Continue reading

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