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‘Freethought Matters’ fall season begins!

Starting on Sunday, Sept. 3, and airing in 13 cities, the new season of FFRF’s lively weekly TV show “Freethought Matters” begins.

The first episode features an entertaining interview with pithy Texas iconoclast Jim Hightower (who will also be speaking at FFRF’s national convention in San Antonio in October). 

Other timely guests include Sam Perry, co-author of the new book, The Flag and the Cross: White Christian Nationalism and the Threat to American Democracy. Professor Anthea Butler, author of White Evangelical Racism, and Power Worshippers author Katherine Stewart, also warn about the growing dangers of White Christian nationalism. Chicago Law School Professor Geoffrey Stone, who clerked for Justice Joseph Brennan, critiques the Supreme court’s reversal of Roe v. Wade and recounts the history that led up to Roe. 

For a lighter change of pace, “Freethought Matters” co-hosts Dan Barker and Annie Laurie Gaylor interview actress Randa Black, winner of FFRF’s “Nothing Fails Like Prayer” contest for her freethought invocation before a Florida city. 

“Freethought Matters” airs in:

Chicago, WPWR-CW (Ch. 50), Sundays at 9 a.m.

Denver, KWGN-CW (Ch. 2), Sundays at 7 a.m.

Houston, KIAH-CW (Ch. 39), Sundays at 11 a.m.

Los Angeles, KCOP-MY (Ch. 13), Sundays at 8:30 a.m.

Madison, Wis., WISC-TV (Ch. 3), Sundays at 11:00 p.m.

Minneapolis, (Ch. 45, Digital Channel 5.5), Sundays at 9:30 a.m. 

New York City, WPIX-IND (Ch. 11), Sundays at 10:00 a.m.

Phoenix, KASW-CW (Ch. 61, or 6 or 1006 for HD), Sundays at 8:30 a.m.

Portland, Ore., KRCW-CW (Ch. 32), Sundays at 9 a.m. Comcast channel 703 for High Def, or Channel 3.

Sacramento, KQCA-MY (Ch. 58), Sundays at 8:30 a.m.

San Francisco, KICU-IND (Ch. 36), Sundays at 10 a.m.

Seattle, KONG-IND (Ch. 16 or Ch. 106 on Comcast). Sundays at 8:00 a.m.

Washington, D.C., WDCW-CW (Ch. 50 or Ch. 23 or Ch. 3), Sundays at 8 a.m.

Please tune in or record according to the times given above regardless of what is listed in your TV guide (it may be listed simply as “paid programming” or even be misidentified). And spread the word to freethinking friends, family or colleagues about a TV show, finally, that is dedicated to providing programming for freethinkers!

For those who don’t get a chance to view it live on television, all episodes are available to watch on FFRF’s YouTube channel or through FFRF’s website at (You can find it under the “News” category and then under “Videos.”)

The intent is to introduce communities to leading freethought authors, thinkers and activists in a non-threatening and positive way. You can also receive notifications when FFRF posts new episodes of “Freethought Matters” by subscribing to FFRF’s Youtube Channel.

Please tune in to “Freethought Matters” . . . because freethought matters.

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