Podcast Ep. 191: Why, Al Franken, Why? November 18, 2017

Podcast Ep. 191: Why, Al Franken, Why?

In our latest podcast, Jessica and I discussed the past week in politics and atheism.

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We talked about:

— How should we be reacting to the news that Sen. Al Franken once groped and kissed a model without her consent? (0:42)

Roy Moore‘s defenders are not making him look good. (18:17)

— An Australian lawyer will help a Christian couple get divorced after marriage equality passes. (24:43)

— An assisted suicide bill was defeated in New South Wales, in part due to misinformation. (27:30)

— Will Donald Trump hurt the “pro-life” movement in the long term? (31:49)

— A conservative Ohio lawmaker resigned after getting caught having an affair in his office with another man. (37:44)

— Should Muslim Barbie wear a hijab? (42:00)

— Televangelist Jim Bakker says “They outlawed ‘Merry Christmas’ a few years ago.” (44:45)

— Did this truck driver break any laws when she put a derogatory message about Trump on her back window? (48:55)

We’d love to hear your thoughts on the podcast. If you have any suggestions for people we should chat with, please leave them in the comments, too.

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