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September 2018

The Counterprotest in Tulsa

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

— This is a great way to respond to an anti-abortion protest outside a high school. (0:45)

— A 9-year-old girl protesting the National Anthem… in Australia. And she has a good point. (6:20)

— Republican candidates’ old videos are catching up to them in their races. (11:36)

— What is causing Hurricane Florence? These Christians have all the (wrong) ideas. (24:35)

— Here’s the biggest problem with the atheist character on God Friended Me. (30:23)

— Should pro-Christian advertisements be allowed on high school football fields? (38:39)

— North Carolina Republicans shelved scientists’ recommendations about dealing with rising sea levels. (44:12)

— A Christian college won’t let a student finish his degree because he’s openly gay. (47:45)

Pope Francis referred to The Great Accuser (Satan) when discussing the sex abuse scandal. (53:25)

— Should you pay money to see a psychic even if you know it’s not real? (1:02:28)

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Sorry, Sinéad

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Queer Disbelief, a book Hemant edited, is now out on Kindle and in paperback! Go pick up a copy!

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

— These Christians are threatening to follow the law if they don’t get to pray over the loudspeakers before football games. (2:20)

— A new book talks about the harm of the evangelical “purity” movement. (7:53)

— Several states are launching their own investigations into the Catholic Church. (17:37)

— Researchers calculated how much money victims of Catholic Church abuse lose over their lifetimes. (22:18)

— A Mexican cardinal says victims of the Catholic Church sex abuse scandal have their own skeletons and should shut up. (28:55)

Sinéad O’Connor deserves all the apologies for calling out Catholic Church abuse long before it was a news story. (31:09)

— A Christian school has banned all Nike products for athletes after the Colin Kaepernick ad. (37:20)

— A bunch of evangelical Christians released a statement denouncing social justice activism. (45:55)

— A Texas pastor sexually assaulted a teen in church. Is the church handling the situation properly? (58:53)

— American Atheists has a new president. Here’s what he should focus on. (1:03:34)

Is it fair to question Serena Williams about her Jehovah’s Witness beliefs? (1:25:38)

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