It's Memorial Day weekend, and the livin' is easy. Relax with us as we listen to some freethought music, new and old. On the second half of the show, we talk with Teresa MacBain, the Methodist minister who recently made national news (with stories on CNN and NPR) when she came out publicly as an atheist. Teresa is now Acting Director of The Clergy Project.

Direct download: FTradio_317_052612.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:30 AM

Victory! This week we celebrate with FFRF's main litigation attorney Rich Bolton, talking about our recent victory from the Colorado appeals court declaring the governor's Colorado Day of Prayer proclamations unconstitutional. We also cover FFRF's complaint about Gideon bibles in a Texas elementary school, as well as discuss Franklin Graham and Mitt Romney's statements about gay marriage.

Direct download: FTradio_316_051912.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 4:30 AM

Jeff Shott, the 17-year-old Tennessee student who dressed up as Jesus on "Fictional Character Day" at his high school, tells us the whole story. FFRF attorney Patrick Elliott brings us up-to-date on the religious legal shenanigans with our lawsuit challenging the Ten Commandments in a Virginia High School, and we celebrate Mother's Day with a tribute to The Women's Medical Fund, founded by FFRF founder Anne Nicol Gaylor.

Direct download: FTradio_315_051212.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 2:12 PM

Is the Freedom From Religion Foundation "roaming the country" looking for state/church violations? FFRF's lead staff attorney Rebecca Markert assures us it is the other way around, as she discusses the many complaints that come into the legal office. We also hear about Freethought in Australia, Philadelphia and North Carolina, legal complaints in Rhode Island and Tennessee, listen to Annie Laurie on FOX News talking about a cross at a fire station, and give tribute to nonbelieving composers Brahms and Tchaikovsky.

Direct download: FTradio_314_050512.mp3
Category:general -- posted at: 7:00 AM



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