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July 31 in freethought history…

July 31, 1921 – Peter Benenson, founder of Amnesty International, is born in London. July 31, 1951 – Publisher and atheist activist E. Haldeman-Julius is found dead in his swimming pool in Girard, Kansas, one day after his 62nd birthday. Haldeman-Julius was best known … Continue reading

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May 26 in freethought history…

May 26, 1955 – Indian activist Sanal Edamaruku, son of influential rationalist Joseph Edamaruku, is born. Continuing his father’s work, he is president of the Indian Rationalist Association and founding president of Rationalist International. A smiling Edamaruku famously “survived” a … Continue reading

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