In our latest podcast, Jessica and I discussed the past week in politics and atheism.
We talked about:
— Mike Pence is handling the spread of coronavirus and that’s horrifying. (4:27)
— Once again, Attorney General William Barr said we have to believe in his Christian God. (10:32)
— Catholics are debating whether they can eat plant-based “meat” on Fridays during Lent. (15:10)
— Some Christians can’t handle how Pete Buttigieg gave good advice to a gay boy. (19:33)
— A third of Poland is now an “LGBT-Free” zone. (26:40)
— An effigy of a kissing gay couple was burned in Croatia. (27:42)
— BYU changed its honor code, but the Mormon school insists it’s still anti-gay. (28:55)
— Flat Earther Mike Hughes died while flying in his homemade rocket. (33:22)
— A prominent Canadian Catholic leader, who died years ago, has been exposed as a predator. (38:20)
— A Christian mail carrier is suing the US Postal Service because he has to work on Sundays. (42:00)
— With the Supreme Court now on their side, an appeals court ruled that a giant Christian cross in a public park in Florida is legal. (47:58)
— A Hindu priest says menstruating women who cook food for their husbands will be reincarnated as dogs. Because logic. (53:45)
— Most Americans don’t think the Democratic presidential candidates are religious. They’re wrong. (57:33)
— Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez reminds us that this administration uses religion to hurt people. (1:05:50)
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