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April 20 in freethought history…

April 20, 1884 – The Roman Catholic Church issues Humanum Genus Encyclical of Pope Leo XIII on Freemasonry, condeming Freemasonry, public (secular) education, the equal rights of man, and democracy. April 20, 1986 – Madalyn Murray O’Hair steps down as president … Continue reading

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Podcast #202 – American Atheists v Shulman

American Atheists mull their next move after the court turns down their lawsuit to declare religion-based tax exemption unconstitutional. See AA v Shulman. Plus: The son (and grandson!) of snake-handling preachers who died handling snakes has SURVIVED being bitten by … Continue reading

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Podcast #136 – Reason Rally Update with David Silverman

PLEASE NOTE our new podcast feed: http://americanfreethought.libsyn.com/rss Our new iTunes link: http://itunes.apple.com/us/podcast/american-freethought-podcast/id478593934 Due to a capacity issue with the blog host, we’ve moved the podcast to the Liberated Syndication service.  You’ll need to ditch your existing podcast subscription and resubscribe … Continue reading

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KY Court of Appeals rules against American Atheists

The Kentucky Court of Appeals has ruled against American Atheists in their lawsuit against the Kentucky Office of Homeland Security (KOHS). A 2006 law claims that “the safety and security of the Commonwealth cannot be achieved apart from reliance upon … Continue reading

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Podcast #118 – Dave Silverman (President, American Atheists)

Tide goes in.  Tide goes out.  Never a miscommunication with Dave Silverman, president of American Atheists.  We talk to Dave about the upcoming American Atheists national convention in Des Moines, Iowa (April 21-24), as well as recent court cases that … Continue reading

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Three days of atheism in KY (and Ohio)

Boy, if I had plenty of vacation leave at the day job, I’d be all over this.  And in my home state, too! 1) February 22, 2011 at 7:00 pm. Eastern. David Silverman, President of American Atheists, speaks to FIG … Continue reading

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Podcast #115 – Southeast Regional Atheist Meet (SERAM)

John reports (almost) live from the American Atheists’ SERAM in Huntsville, Alabama–including interviews with AA president Dave Silverman, Secular Coalition for America executive director Sean Faircloth, and author Darrell Ray (The God Virus).  SERAM was a home run, with the … Continue reading

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See you at SERAM!

We (John and Allison) will be attending the Southeast Regional Atheist Meet (SERAM) this weekend in Huntsville, Alabama!  If you’re going to be there, please be sure to say hello.  They have a great line-up of speakers and it should … Continue reading

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AA Prez David Silverman on O’Reilly tonight!

Freethinkers, set your DVRs!  American Atheists president Dave Silverman will appear on tonight’s episode of The O’Reilly Factor (8PM Eastern) to talk about AA’s new “You KNOW they’re all SCAMS” billboard campaign.  I predict Dave will have O’Reilly’s falafel for … Continue reading

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American Atheists launches billboard campaign

Take a look at the new billboard put up by American Atheists just outside the Lincoln Tunnel approach to New York City.  It’s gotten the usual tsk-tsk coverage by some of the mainstream media outlets, and it’s controversial within the … Continue reading

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