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April 11 in freethought history…

April 11, 1926 - Botanical pioneer Luther Burbank, who developed over 800 new strains of fruits, flowers, vegetables and other plants, dies in Santa Rosa, California, aged 77. Burbank was widely revered for his creations during his lifetime. His only negative … Continue reading

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March 7 in freethought history…

March 7, 1844 - Anti-obscenity crusader Anthony Comstock is born in New Haven, Connecticut. His lifelong obsession with the morality of others first evidenced in his complaints while serving in the Civil War against fellow soldiers who swore. Comstock founded the … Continue reading

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