Podcast Ep. 274: The “Make America Straight Again” Conference June 15, 2019

Podcast Ep. 274: The “Make America Straight Again” Conference

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

We talked about:

— A group of extremist Christians are holding a “Make America Straight Again” conference this weekend. (0:38)

— Romance writer Nicholas Sparks opened a Christian school that is anti-gay. (9:41)

— A Tennessee law enforcement official thinks people like him should be able to put gay people to death. (12:41)

— A prominent doctor, who is also anti-gay, promoted religion in his final article for a medical journal. (16:50)

— Actress Jessica Biel is fighting against a vaccination bill in California. (22:26)

— A Christian publisher insists their racist Bible School lessons aren’t racist. (28:25)

— There are a whole bunch of “post-Christian” cities now. (34:14)

Rick Santorum is launching a Bitcoin for Catholics. (38:05)

— Who knew meatless burgers were Satanic? (41:50)

— The Vatican released a new anti-transgender document. (46:17)

— Most Americans say the Catholic Church’s abuse scandal is an ongoing crisis. (48:45)

— A pastor promoted God at a public school graduation in Appleton, Wisconsin… Again. (53:20)

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.

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