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Ernestine L. Rose lives!

While I made many enchanting discoveries while researching historic women freethinkers for my anthology, Women Without Superstition: No Gods – No Masters, none was more piquant, more startling for me, than the history of Ernestine L. Rose. Although I considered myself well-informed on the history of U.S. feminism, I had not encountered Rose — an atheist […]

The bible does sanction slavery

An Associated Press article today reports that “tea party” rally organizers in Wausau, Wis., withdrew a speaking invitation to an Alabama attorney when it was learned that he believes slavery is ordained by God. John Eidsmoe speaks regularly to white supremacist groups. A video captured him speaking at a February celebration of Alabama’s secession from […]