In our latest podcast, Jessica and I discussed the past week in politics and atheism.
We talked about:
— The Duggar family refuses to call them deviled eggs. (1:15)
— Right-wingers attacked Democrats for their Sri Lanka tweets, but Donald Trump‘s similar message was ignored. (5:15)
— This Kentucky restaurant’s anti-LGBTQ shirts make no sense. (9:49)
— The U.S. House can legally reject atheist invocations. (13:58)
— A court said Philadelphia’s taxpayer-funded foster care clinics can’t discriminate against same-sex couples (20:03)
— Evangelist Franklin Graham says Pete Buttigieg “flaunted” his homosexuality by existing, I guess. (22:28)
— A Maryland middle school almost canceled a play because there’s a same-sex couple in it. (25:20)
— Never take sex advice from a person who was a virgin until marriage. (28:45)
— A study said abstinence pledges hurt women’s reproductive health down the line. (This survey is actually from 2016; it’s not recent. Sorry!) (39:07)
— Racist Rep. Steve King says he knows what Jesus went through because people hate him, too. (43:27)
— Irish bishops admitted that religious education classes make you dumber. (46:15)
— A right-wing rabbi said being gay is way worse than being a lesbian. (51:50)
— Stephen Moore‘s writing about women is the worst. (56:43)
— A New York sheriff compared himself to Jesus when challenging body cams for cops. (1:02:25)
— A United Nations resolution against sexual violence hit an obstacle with the Trump administration. (1:06:09)
— We hope Rachel Held Evans gets well soon. (1:09:37)
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