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April 20 in freethought history…

April 20, 1884 – The Roman Catholic Church issues Humanum Genus Encyclical of Pope Leo XIII on Freemasonry, condeming Freemasonry, public (secular) education, the equal rights of man, and democracy. April 20, 1986 – Madalyn Murray O’Hair steps down as president … Continue reading

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November 16 in freethought history…

November 16, 1954 – Jon Garth Murray, atheist activist and younger son of atheist legend Madalyn Murray O’Hair is born in Baltimore, Maryland. He never escaped the shadow of his mother’s considerable fame (or infamy, depending on your view), but … Continue reading

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September 29 in freethought history…

September 29, 1995 – American Atheists founder Madalyn Murray O’Hair, her younger son Jon Garth Murray, and granddaughter (through her elder son, estranged Baptist minister William J. Murray III) Robin Murray O’Hair are murdered in a San Antonio hotel room by former AA … Continue reading

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