Charles C. Moore Released from Jail After Serving Term for Blasphemy in Atheist Journals

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Charles C. Moore, author of one the first atheist journals in the United States, is released from jail. Moore had been convicted of blasphemy earlier in the year because of some of the articles published in that paper, the Blue Grass Blade.

Moore had been sentenced to two years in jail, but widespread support led to his sentence being commuted by President William McKinley.

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