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June 19, 1961

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1961 the U.S. Supreme Court struck down a provision in Maryland’s constitution that required state officeholders to profess a belief in God. Thomas B. Finan, the Attorney General of Maryland, vowed to disregard the … Continue reading

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June 17, 1963

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1963 the US Supreme Court ruled against the required reading of the Bible and forced school prayer in public schools. Pastafarians throughout the United States were overjoyed when this happened as they believed they … Continue reading

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March 19, 1908

On This Date in TWISTED-HISTORY.com! in 1908 the state of Maryland barred Christian Scientists from practicing medicine without first obtaining medical diplomas. Christian Scientists nationwide protested this decision as they claimed (and rightly so) that other states over the next … Continue reading

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