Podcast Ep. 291: Beto’s Church Tax Exemption Problem October 12, 2019

Podcast Ep. 291: Beto’s Church Tax Exemption Problem

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

We talked about:

— Hemant has a new YouTube channel! Have you subscribed? You should.

— Hemant will be at California Freethought Day this weekend. Tickets are still available!

David Silverman is running an atheist group again. (1:40)

Beto O’Rourke was wrong to say churches should lose their tax exemptions if they’re anti-gay. (16:20)

— Why didn’t Demario Davis get in trouble for violating the NFL’s dress code by wearing a headband that promoted Christianity? (27:26)

— A Louisiana high school rejected free food from Chick-fil-A because you know exactly why. (33:10)

— Uganda is bringing back its infamous “Kill the Gays” bill. (34:58)

— A North Carolina sheriff’s office says employees are banned from cohabitating because God said so. (38:00)

— If a Christian club promotes prayer in school, teachers shouldn’t respond. (40:05)

— This girl never should have been suspended from school for speaking out about their inaction on sexual assault. (45:00)

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