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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!

May 19, 2017

Encore release May 19, 2017.


Rick Perry plays the homophobia card in his latest TV advertisement.

Holiday displays in Leesburg, Virginia stir a free speech controversy

The co-discoverer of a new earth-like world wants to call it the "Christmas planet."

The wife of Eddie Long ("Bishop" of Atlanta-based New Missionary Baptist Church) has filed for divorce. Meanwhile, Long has gone on hiatus from the pulpit.

A woman claims she was imprisoned for over a decade on a Scientology cruise ship.

Finally, researchers at the University of British Columbia have published a paper showing that religious folk distrust atheists as much as rapists.


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December 10, 2011. Hosted by John C. Snider and David Driscoll.