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March 8 in freethought history…

March 8, 1948 – The Supreme Court of the United States rules, in McCullom v Board of Education, that religious instruction in public schools is unconstitutional. The plaintiff–Vashti McCullom, whose son was the student at the center of the case–recounted … Continue reading

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The Lord Is Not on Trial Here Today

If you haven’t heard of Vashti McCullom, you should have. She was the force behind the landmark ruling McCullom v Board of Education, in which the Supreme Court ruled that religious teaching in public schools was unconstitutional. A few years … Continue reading

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