The Mysterious Disappearance and Grisly Murder of Madalyn Murray O’Hair

The Most Hated Woman in America

She was called “the most hated woman in America” by the religious right. She became famous (or infamous, depending on your perspective) for her 1963 Supreme Court case, Murray v. Curlett, which was one of three cases that struck down mandatory prayers and Bible study in public schools. Over the next two decades, Madalyn Murray O’Hair continued filing suits challenging…



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