Podcast Ep. 356: Jesus and the Capitol Coup January 9, 2021

Podcast Ep. 356: Jesus and the Capitol Coup

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

We talked about:

— Order Elle the Humanist and get a 10% discount with the promo code “friendlyatheist”!

— Former PA Christian Nationalist lawmaker Rick Saccone lost his job after taking part in the Capitol Coup. (10:42)

— A Catholic news outlet called out anti-democratic MAGA Catholics by name in an epic smackdown. (25:20)

— There are a few surprises when it comes to the religious makeup of the new Congress. (29:30)

— The Georgia Senate elections were a bright spot in an otherwise awful week. (35:00)

Meghan McCain finally realized parental leave is a good idea because she had a baby and for no other reason. (40:27)

— Republicans flipped out after a House chaplain said “A-woman” when ending a prayer. (46:22)

— This short documentary about Ark Encounter is more of a free ad. (48:51)

— A Pakistani court banned used of the awful “virginity test” for sexual assault cases. (56:08)

— The CEO of Whole Foods doesn’t think you need affordable health care. (58:35)

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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