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January 3 in freethought history…

January 3, 2007 - Congressman Keith Ellison (MN 5th district) assumes office in 2007, taking the oath of office on a Quran once owned by Thomas Jefferson, and becoming the first Muslim member of the United States House of Representatives. January … Continue reading

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My Country ‘Tis of Thee by Keith Ellison

I’ve been doing quite a bit of reading over the last year or so about Islam; trying to understand its tenets, its history, and especially its current relationship with Western civilization. One of the last books I read in 2013 … Continue reading

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