In our latest podcast, Jessica and I discussed the past week in politics and atheism.
We talked about:
— Tennessee’s Lt. Gov. is telling voters to reject an atheist candidate because she’s “dangerous.” (1:07)
— Even country music stars want nothing to do with Mike Huckabee. (10:40)
— Rep. Blake Farenthold hasn’t paid an $84,000 harassment settlement, leaving the bill for taxpayers. (18:25)
— Billy Graham‘s body didn’t deserve to lay in the Capitol rotunda, nor should his statue go up in National Statuary Hall. (23:25)
— The Department of Health and Human Services is a disaster for LGBTQ people. (28:45)
— A bill in Michigan to extend the statute of limitations for victims of sexual abuse is getting resistance from — wait for it — the Catholic Church. (37:59)
— There are times when we don’t need to condemn people sending their thoughts and prayers, like when actor Chris Pratt said it after director Kevin Smith‘s heart attack. (43:26)
— Want to coach football at Louisiana College? Make sure your mother isn’t Jewish
— Kentucky County Clerk Kim Davis just published a book. Should be a very interesting paragraph. (52:10)
— Conspiracy theorist Alex Jones has been accused of sexual harassment. Because of course he has. (57:05)
— Here’s an interesting art project by a student at Brigham Young University. (59:22)
— We answer a listener’s question! (1:02:54)
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