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Welcome to the American Freethought podcast! American Freethought was produced from 2007 to 2016 and ran 265 episodes. We're currently featuring encore releases of all episodes, one a day, starting on January 1, 2017. If you like what you hear, please share with your friends. For more content (blog posts and not just podcast episodes) visit Thanks!

Aug 30, 2012

We interview Michael Meyerson, author of Endowed by Our Creator: The Birth of Religious Freedom in America (hardcover or Kindle), an analysis of church-and-state from Colonial times through the presidency of James Madison. For more information visit


We'll be at the Atlanta Skeptics...

Aug 15, 2012

Mitt Romney has picked Congressman Paul Ryan as his Vice Presidential running mate. Will this have any effect on secular voters? Interesting that Ryan until very recently embraced the libertarian teachings of Ayn Rand, which he now condemns as an "atheistic" philosophy.

Who's to blame in the recent mass shooting at...

Aug 2, 2012

We interview comic Jass Richards, author of The Blasphemy Tour (paperback or Kindle). For more about Jass and her book visit

In the aftermath of the horrific shootings in Aurora, Colorado, right wingnuts--Mike Huckabee and Republican Texas Congressman Louie Gohmert among them--are wasting no time in...