Guest: Bob Tiernan. Keep Religion OUT of Politics. Freethought Radio interviews Denver attorney Robert R. Tiernan about why religion should stay out of politics. Bob, who has taken many lawsuits on behalf of the Freedom From Religion Foundation and is a lifelong Democrat, got a lot of media attention for protesting the interfaith worship service at the Democratic National Convention. FFRF co-president Dan Barker's new book, Godless, is announced, with the Foreword by Richard Dawkins read by Brian Turany.
Direct download: FTradio_123_083008.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 2:21pm CST

Guests: Ernie Chambers and Katha Pollitt This week Freethought Radio will talk with Nebraska's most famous state senator, Ernie Chambers, a nonreligious legislator and peoples' advocate, about what's happening with his lawsuit suing "God" over "acts of God."

Also interviewed will be The Nation's columnist, Katha Pollitt, about her recent religion in politics piece, "Flocking to Faith." The Saddleback church "debate" will be briefly parsed.
Direct download: FTradio_122_082308.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:04pm CST

This week Freethought Radio will talk with Julia Cicci, a University ROTC cadet and unbeliever, who recently delivered a nonreligious invocation at her ROTC commissioning ceremony. Also interviewed will be FFRF's articulate legal intern, Sarah Braasch, who will talk about growing up in the Jehovah Witnesses church and why she left it.
Direct download: FTradio_121_081608.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 3:45pm CST

Guest: Steve Trunk, Atheist, Vet, and FFRF Lifetime Member This week Freethought Radio will talk with state/church litigant Steve Trunk about a recent development in the Mt. Soledad cross challenge, including the bogus attempt to disguise the 43-foot-tall cross in San Diego as a war memorial. The cohosts discuss the grave implications of a hostile ruling by an appeals court in the Freedom From Religion Foundation's important challenge of pervasive religiosity in healthcare by the Veterans Administration. The contributions of august freethinkers born in early August will also be featured.
Direct download: FTradio_120_080908.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:24pm CST

Guest: Jon O'Brien, President of Catholics for Choice This week Freethought Radio talks with Jon O'Brien, president of Catholics For Choice (not all Catholics are alike), about his broad investigative indictment of William Donohue's obnoxious Catholic League, and with Ryan Valentine of the Texas Freedom Network about the troublesome plan to teach bible classes in Texas schools.

Direct download: FTradio_119_080208.mp3
Category:podcasts -- posted at: 4:40pm CST





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