Biography of Famous Atheist Madalyn Murray O'Hair

About the famous American atheist Madalyn Murray O'Hair, history and information about the beliefs of the anti-public school prayer woman.

MADALYN MURRAY O'HAIR (1919- )

Her Person: The American who triggered the 1963 Supreme Court decision which eliminated prayer in the public schools. Has called herself the "most hated woman in the U.S." Calls for the total separation of church and state. Believes churches should be compelled to pay taxes (on property, income, etc.).

Her Belief: "I want to be able to walk down any street in America and not see a cross or a sign of religion. I won't stop till the Pope--or whoever the highest religious authority is--says that atheists have a right to breathe in this world."

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