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March 31 in freethought history…

March 31, 1858 – Freethinker and peace activist Hypatia Bradlaugh Bonner is born in London, England. She wrote an extensive biography of her father, Charles Bradlaugh, the United Kingdom’s first openly atheistic Member of Parliament and founder of the National … Continue reading

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July 9 in freethought history…

July 9, 1968 – American author Vardis Fisher dies in his native Idaho, aged 73. He was best known for novels set in the Old West, including Mountain Man, the basis for the 1972 Robert Redford film Jeremiah Johnson. Fisher also … Continue reading

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