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February 3 in freethought history…

February 3, 1983 – At the National Prayer Breakfast, President Ronald Reagan issued Proclamation 5018, declaring 1983 the Year of the Bible. Among other things, the Proclamation stated, “The Bible and its teachings helped form the basis for the Founding … Continue reading

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December 8 in freethought history…

December 8, 1790 – Publisher and social reformer Richard Carlile is born in Ashburton, Devon, England. He crusaded for universal suffrage, for equal rights for men and women, and against child labor. A Deist-turned-atheist, he published and distributed the works of Thomas … Continue reading

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