This video captures the 20-year anniversary celebration of "Thomas Paine Day" held on Sunday, June 8, 2014 and sponsored by The Freethought Society and the American Humanist Association. The Freethought Society, led by longtime freethought activist Margaret Downey, organized this celebration to honor Thomas Paine, the American patriot who brought us “The Age of Reason” through his advocacy of freethought and arguments against religious doctrine. The event took place at the amphitheater located at 4th and Walnut Streets in Old Town Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. This event was held in conjunction with the 2014 annual conference of the American Humanist Association.
Learn more about Thomas Paine at ftsociety.org/menu/thomas-paine-memorial-committee/ . Visit the American Humanist Association at americanhumanist.org/ .