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February 17 in freethought history…

February 17, 1600 – After being found guilty of heresy by the Roman Inquisition, Dominican friar Giordano Bruno is burned at the stake in the Campo de’ Fiori in Rome. Bruno accepted (the then heretical) Copernican heliocentrism, but also theorized that … Continue reading

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January 31 in freethought history…

January 31, 1934 – Helen Kagin is born Helen McGregor Smith in Regina, Saskatchewan, Canada. A career anesthesiologist, she co-founded Camp Quest (a summer camp for children of nonreligious and freethinking families) in 1996 with husband and fellow atheist activist … Continue reading

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