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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!

Sep 18, 2018

Encore release September 18, 2018.

Encore release June 11, 2017.

Georgia Congressman Paul Broun condemns evolution, embryology and the Big Bang Theory as "lies straight from the pit of hell."

Arkansas legislator Charlie Fuqua advocates court-supported execution of rebellious children, just like in the Bible.

A New York...

Sep 17, 2018

Encore release September 17, 2018.

Encore release Jun 10, 2017.

We interview Ryan T. Cragun, coauthor (with Rick Phillips) of Could I Vote for a Mormon for President? An Election-Year Guide to Mitt Romney's Religion (available in paperback or for Kindle). We also spoke to Ryan in Podcast 153 "Subsidizing Religion." For...

Sep 16, 2018

Encore release September 16, 2018.

Encore release Jun 9, 2017.

We interview Teresa MacBain, former Methodist minister, now Public Relations director for American Atheists. 

Plus: American Atheists president Dave Silverman has a special announcement regarding the upcoming 50th anniversary convention in Austin, Texas.

Sep 15, 2018

Encore release September 15, 2018.

Encore release June 8, 2017.

Presenting our live show from the Skeptrack at Dragon*Con 2012. Many thanks to Track Director Derek Colanduno for putting us on the program FIVE YEARS RUNNING.  Thanks also to Mark Ditsler of Abrupt Media for audiovisual...

Sep 14, 2018

Encore release September 14, 2018.

Encore release June 7, 2017.

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