Margaret Downey is the founder and president of the Freethought Society in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Posts by Margaret Downey
A friend to humanity and a foe to tyrants, Thomas Paine championed the rights of the “common” people and believed emphatically in the dignity... Read More
On Saturday, January 29th the newly-formed Thomas Paine Memorial Association will hold a virtual celebration of Thomas Paine, founding father and humanist. Congressman Jamie... Read More
Today is (gasp) Friday the Thirteenth—a day of trepidation for those who are superstitious and gullible. Humanists, however, are not consulting horoscope predications or... Read More
Only one thing can be predicted for this Friday the Thirteenth—it will be an anxiety-filled day for the superstitious and gullible. Friggatriskaidekaphobes (those who... Read More