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May 14 in freethought history…

May 14, 1940 – Anarchist and atheist activist Emma Goldman dies in Toronto, Canada, aged 70. Born in Russia in 1869, she emigrated to American in 1885. She wrote, “The philosophy of Atheism represents a concept of life without any … Continue reading

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December 12 in freethought history…

December 12, 1896 – Freethought activists and lecturers Samuel Porter Putnam and May Collins are found dead in her hotel room in Boston, apparently of gaslight asphyxiation. Both were found on the floor, fully clothed. Putnam was president of the American … Continue reading

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