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April 3 in freethought history…

April 3, 1962 – The US Supreme Court hears Engel v Vitale, a case that originated in New Hyde Park, NY, where a group of families sued to end the public school’s practice of opening the day with a generic … Continue reading

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June 25 in freethought history…

June 25, 1903 – British novelist Eric Arthur Blair (nom-de-plume: George Orwell) is born in Motihari, India. He was the author of two of the greatest English-language novels of the 20th century: 1984 and Animal Farm. Of religion, Orwell said, “As … Continue reading

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