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August 2017

People Are Seriously Boycotting the Eclipse

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Jessica and her brother Kevin sat down to talk about several stories from the past week involving religion and politics. (Hemant was out once again dealing with a newborn.)

— Kentuckians for Coal are boycotting the eclipse.

— A Melbourne archbishop says he’d rather go to jail than report child abuse told to him during confessional.

Donald Trump‘s lawyer comparing George Washington to Robert E. Lee.

— A New Zealand pastor advocates killing gay couples.

— Comedian Tim Allen doesn’t understand evolution.

— There’s a Chick-fil-A, which is closed on Sundays, in the Atlanta Falcons’ new football stadium.

— The Juggalos are coming to D.C.

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Why People Think Atheists Are Serial Killers

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Jessica and Anne Bouleanu sat down to talk about several stories from the past week involving religion and politics. (Hemant was away this weekend.)

— Are serial killers more likely to be atheists?

— An evangelical advisor says Donald Trump has God’s authority to take out Kim Jong-un.

— A waitress was stiffed on her tip because of her rainbow equality tattoo.

— Christians are more than twice as likely to blame a person’s poverty on lack of effort.

— A lawsuit alleges that a private Christian school told a rape victim to “turn the other cheek.”

— Confessions of a former “it” church pastor.

— A school board president speaks out against California Healthy Youth act, which teaches kids about sexual orientation and identity.

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Alternative Medicine Isn’t Medicine

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Jessica and I sat down to talk about several stories from the past week involving religion and politics.

— BYU-Idaho asked a student why she dropped out… so she told them the truth. (0:42)

— The Mayor of Knoxville (TN) finally admitted a Bible sign hanging in the police department was illegal. (5:30)

— The White House Bible Study is bad enough, but the instructor is worse. (13:42)

— Donald Trump’s Religious Right lawyer can’t stop lying for him. (17:56)

— An NFL player thinks dinosaurs aren’t real and fossils are fake. (23:23)

— The Activist Mommy has a lot of advice on how to beat your children properly. (26:33)

— Bastyr University, a naturopathic school, says a former student is defaming them online. She says she’s just sharing what she learned there. (37:24)

— Atheists are asking the Supreme Court to rule on prayers at school board meetings. (52:11)

— Rod Dreher is frustrated by Christians who support Trump, but he’s part of the problem. (59:50)

— Ark Encounter has a new silly excuse for why attendance is low. (1:06:17)

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