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A democratic organization supporting separation of state and church,understanding and acceptence of atheism 

and freethought in our community

Freethought Audio and Music

 

Freethought Webcasts, Podcasts & audio from other sites (this is a feed, i.e., the list changes daily):

  • We Have To Ask: Where Does God Almighty Stand On Biden Vs. Trump?

    Does God Almighty want President Joe Biden to exit the race? Does God Almighty want a second term for former President Donald Trump? America’s presidential candidates keep invoking a higher power in the 2024 campaign.

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  • ‘That’s When I Heard The First Bullet’: Christians Recall Harrowing Trump Rally

    Just before the shooting began at former President Donald Trump’s campaign rally in Butler, Pennsylvania, Becky Krivak’s husband, John, tapped her on the shoulder. Police snipers were aiming at the AGR International Inc. building, he told her.

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  • Missionary Explorers Search For Isolated People In The Amazon

    “Our small Cessna bobbled lower and lower until its wheels made contact with the gravel runway, slicing through its many puddles,” Devon Faulkner wrote in a blog entry. After deplaning, Faulkner and his partner walked off the landing strip and[…]

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  • Crossroads Podcast: Did God Alone Save Trump?

    I don’t have solid poll data backing me up on the following. But, in my experience, if you walked up to lots of church-going, scripture-quoting evangelical Protestants and Pentecostals and said you were trying to think of a Bible verse[…]

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  • Guide To The US Presidential Candidates: What They Say About Their Faith

    Here’s a guide to the 2024 U.S. presidential candidates, their religious affiliations and a notable statement they have made about faith. 

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  • Why GOP Jews Are More Jazzed About Trump This Election Cycle

    (ANALYSIS) Republican Jews at their party’s national convention this week describe their enthusiasm for Trump as more robust than it has ever been. “Trump is not only going to unite America, he’s going to bring together Jews in the Republican[…]

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  • Christian Patriarchy

    Christian nationalist rhetoric is heating up, especially regarding the assassination attempt of Donald Trump. We report on a state/church victory in Tennessee and state/church complaints in New Mexico, Texas, Missouri, Kentucky and Indiana. After hearing a hilarious take on the[…]

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  • The Ominous Resurfacing Of ‘Christian’ Antisemitism

    (OPINION) While I can’t demonstrate this statistically, I have been documenting it anecdotally, and it seems that the lid has been taken off and hidden views are now being shared openly.

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  • Subjugation Of Women: New Book Argues Misogynistic Behavior Contrary To Islam

    (REVIEW) Is subjugation and oppression central to the life of a Muslim woman? What roles do Islamophobia and white supremacy have in this misogyny? And where do the biggest threats to Muslim women’s freedom and safety really come from? These are some of[…]

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  • During Violent Times, Why ‘You Shouldn’t Have To Sell Your Soul’

    (OPINION) I hate seeing my fellow church members joining in with the howling masses. I hate that my kids see it. These are the things I can do without. And, to borrow another line from Mr. Smith and Mr. Orzabel:[…]

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  • Notre Dame Religious Liberty Summit: Advocates Spotlight Growing Global Tensions

    The theme of the conference, which took place at the school’s campus in South Bend, Indiana, was “Depolarizing Religious Liberty,” which still depends too much on one's race, faith or nationality. The highlight of the summit was an awards program[…]

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  • Keeping Theocrats in Check

    We report on FFRF's efforts to keep Christian nationalists in check around the country. Honoring the anniversary of the birth of the anti-fascist singer/songwriter Woody Guthrie, we hear the funk/soul version of "This Land is Your Land" performed by Sharon Jones and[…]

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  • Independence From Religion

    The Christian nationalist "Project 2025" and the Ten Commandments are the focus of this week's show. We hear Dan Barker's song "We, The People," challenging the notion that we are "one nation, under God." Then, sociologist Samuel L. Perry, author of[…]

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  • "The theater is my religion.”

    We announce state/church victories and complaints in Louisiana, Idaho, North Carolina, Texas and Mississippi. FFRF Senior Counsel Sam Grover tells us about the lawsuit FFRF has filed this week with a coalition challenging Louisiana's new law requiring the posting of[…]

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  • Japan's Holocaust

    We announce plans to sue the state of Louisiana over their new law requiring the posting of the Ten Commandments in all public school classrooms. We hear Congressman Jared Huffman and comedian John Oliver describe the Christian nationalist dangers of[…]

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  • Black Disbelief

    We celebrate the 96th birthday of the Broadway composer Charles Strouse, a lifelong atheist, by hearing the protest song he wrote for the musical "Golden Boy," "No More," sung by Sammy Davis Jr. We also reprise part of our 2009[…]

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  • The Comstock Act

    A judge ruled that our lawsuit challenging an Oklahoma religious charter school can continue. FFRF Director of Communications Amitabh Pal tells us about the national election results in India, which have weakened the threat of Hindu nationalism. Then we speak[…]

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  • Dear Oliver

    A theocrat and a secularist duke it out in Louisiana. We ask whether Justice Samuel Alito should recuse himself. We report state/church complaints in Minnesota, California, Tennessee and Virginia. FFRF Legal Fellow Hirsh Joshi tells us how his letter to a[…]

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  • Culture Wars

    We call on Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito to resign, after revelations that political and Christian nationalist flags have flown outside his homes. Deputy Legal Director Liz Cavell prognosticates over SCOTUS's upcoming mifepristone decision and Social Works Fellow Kat Grant[…]

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  • Where did religion come from?

    Today's guest, philosophy Professor Patrick J. Hurley, discusses his insightful new book, Religion, Power and Illusion: A Genealogy of Religious Belief. And FFRF Legal Fellow Hirsh Joshi talks about how an FFRF complaint caused a Minnesota jail to repaint —[…]

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