Podcast Ep. 236: The Christian Right’s Kavanaugh Controversy September 22, 2018

Podcast Ep. 236: The Christian Right’s Kavanaugh Controversy

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

We talked about:

— White evangelicals say we shouldn’t listen to Brett Kavanaugh’s accuser unless there were 2-3 witnesses because the Bible says so, and that he was respectful after she said no. (0:35)

— A man who strangled a woman received no jail time. (26:35)

— A Louisiana congressman claims atheists are spying on students in one high school. (29:42)

— An art gallery owner found a clever way to get church members to stop parking in his spaces. (34:11)

— Three pastors tried banning books from a library’s Banned Books display. (35:52)

— An Indian court found a great reason to reject a blasphemy complaint. (43:12)

— This is a remarkably tone-deaf ad, even for the GOP. (46:00)

— The Mormon Church excommunicated a man who was trying to protect children. (53:34)

— A former GOP state senator and Trump supporter was sentenced to 15 years in jail for child sex trafficking. (57:12)

— Should taxpayers be funding church renovations? The Supreme Court may get to weigh in on that. (59:45)

— How can you criticize minority religions without being called “Islamophobic” or anti-Semitic? (1:07:58)

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.

You can subscribe to the podcast on iTunes or Google Play, stream all the episodes on SoundCloud or Stitcher, or just listen to the whole thing below. Our RSS feed is here. And if you like what you’re hearing, please consider supporting this site on Patreon and leaving us a positive rating!


"Guthrum's sweet little story about the veteran is also IRRELEVANT as it doesn't in any ..."

Conservatives Are Mad at the Wrong ..."
"I'm sure he has a lot of people more than willing to vote for him, ..."

Alleged Child Molester Roy Moore Isn’t ..."
"Considering that China's population is now up to 1.420 billion people and the Chinese eat ..."

Israeli Education Minister Under Fire for ..."
"Lots of xtian sinners at the Golden Corral."

Christian Mom: Godly Wives Must Lose ..."

Browse Our Archives

What Are Your Thoughts?leave a comment