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Welcome to American Freethought, an atheist podcast hosted by John C. Snider. If you'd like to support the podcast, you can send funds via PayPal to

Aug 31, 2018

Original release February 12, 2012.

Encore release August 31, 2018.

Encore release May 24, 2017.

Controversy at the National Prayer Breakfast! Congressman Phil Gingrey (R-GA) walked out during President Obama's sermon. Gingrey is shocked--shocked!--to find that there's politicking going on at the NATIONAL PRAYER BREAKFAST.

"Rabbi" Ralph Messer has crowned Atlanta's New Birth Missionary Church "Bishop" Eddie Long as king. To see the 15-minute ceremony, go here and skip forward to the 53:30 point. Needless to say, this has pissed off actual Jews.


Read "Atheism in America" by Julian Baggini.

If you live in Virginia, call your state representative and urge him/her to vote no on House Bill 189, which would allow religious organizations to discriminate against would-be adoptive parents on the basis of religion.

If you live in Georgia, call your state representative and urge him/her to vote no on House Resolution 425, which proposes to amend the state constitution to allow direct and indirect state funding of religious charities.

Giveaway! Either join our Facebook group or leave feedback on our new iTunes feed, and you're eligible to win a copy of Culllen Murphy's new book God's Jury: The Inquisition and the Making of the Modern World. A winner will be randomly selected on February 25th.


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January 21, 2012. Hosted by John C. Snider and David Driscoll.