In our latest podcast, Jessica and I discussed the past week in politics and atheism.
We talked about:
— Hemant’s new podcast has hit its Kickstarter goal! But it’s not too late to donate! (0:41)
— Alabama’s near-complete ban on abortion may backfire and even conservatives seem to understand it. (2:03)
— Conservative blogger Matt Walsh says it’s good to force rape victims to have babies because it’s proof of the rape. (8:28)
— In Michigan, an anti-abortion lawmaker said abortions should be painful because that’s what God wants. (16:13)
— A Christian broadcaster says pro-choice people will be repeatedly aborted in Hell. (27:30)
— The Catholic Church’s lobbying arm in Pennsylvania called a sexual abuse victim a “troll.” (31:22)
— A cartoon rat from “Arthur” got gay-married and conservatives were furious. (37:09)
— Non-religious Americans are more reliably Democratic than nearly every other group. Why don’t candidates care? (41:35)
— A pastor who raped his 14-year-old adopted daughter got a more lenient prison sentence because he’s a Christian. (47:44)
— Hate-preacher Steven Anderson has been banned from just about every country. (50:40)
— A Christian school turned Hemant into a personal project. (53:12)
— This is a horrible reason for why kids should say “God Bless America” after the Pledge of Allegiance. (1:00:32)
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