Podcast Ep. 204: Prayers Don’t Prevent School Shootings February 16, 2018

Podcast Ep. 204: Prayers Don’t Prevent School Shootings

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

We talked about:

— Republicans should just admit their prayers to stop school shootings aren’t helping. (1:09)

— A pastor was found with a naked, tied-up man in his car. He swears “on a stack of bibles” that nothing happened. (11:45)

— This racist cartoonist published a cartoon attacking DREAMers. (14:55)

— A Colorado teacher has been charged with abusing and assaulting a student who wouldn’t stand for the Pledge of Allegiance. (19:50)

— Even Omarosa Manigault, a minister, thinks Mike Pence is a crazy Christian. (23:57)

— The Trump administration’s response to the Rob Porter scandal has been disappointing and exactly what you’d expect. (26:55)

— The Tennessee GOP Unleashed an attack on a “radical atheist” running for State Senate. (32:46)

Dennis Prager says evangelicals aren’t hypocrites for backing Donald Trump. Even though they totally are. (39:35)

— A New Mexico city owes the ACLU $700,000 after not taking their advice about a Ten Commandments monument, then losing the court case. (50:54)

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