He Rioted Because God Didn’t Tell Him Not To

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Jessica and I spoke about several stories from the past week involving religion and politics.

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— This Christian conspiracist thinks the College Football Championship was God’s way of saying Trump will stay in power. (1:38)

— One of the arrested rioters includes an anti-gay, anti-abortion lawmaker from West Virginia. (6:04)

— A man arrested in the Capitol siege said he prayed for guidance, but God never said no. (13:00)

— We don’t need a National Hymn. (23:18)

— Help me understand this atheist running an anti-abortion group for Democrats. (28:42)

— The Irish government admitted its Catholic-run homes for unwed mothers led to 9,000 deaths. (42:38)

— Christians who prophesied Trump’s victory are doing damage control. (48:15)

— Evangelicals make up about half of Trump’s most vocal supporters. (53:28)

— A Turkish Creationist was given a thousand-year jail sentence for… everything. (57:40)

Jesus and the Capitol Coup

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Jessica and I spoke about several stories from the past week involving religion and politics.

— 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)

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Conservative Blasts Dr. Fauci for Being a Humanist

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Jessica and I spoke about several stories from the past week involving religion and politics.

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

— A conservative writer says Dr. Anthony Fauci can’t be trusted because “he’s a humanist.” (3:20)

— A car caravan blocked Christian preacher Sean Feucht‘s COVID-spreading rally in Los Angeles. (11:25

— 400 Liberty U. students want to see the Falkirk Center shut down. (14:58)

— A leader of the Catholic Church in Germany says reform on LGBTQ rights and ordaining women is necessary. (20:35)

— There was a COVID outbreak in a Bible Study group on Martha’s Vineyard because the leader allegedly told people to trust Jesus over masks. (27:45)

Donald Trump issued a proclamation honoring Saint Thomas Becket. It has problems. (33:10)

— A Pennsylvania public transit system owes a lot of cash after rejecting an atheist group’s ad. (46:46)

— An Idaho pub faced backlash for helping out with a Satanic group’s fundraiser for personal hygiene products. (56:25)

— The Mormon Church is being sued by former boy scouts for allegedly covering up sex abuse. (1:00:47)

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The Secret Disturbing Life of Christian Apologist Ravi Zacharias

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Jessica and I spoke about several stories from the past week involving religion and politics.

— Be sure to check out the Being Reasonable podcast if you enjoy street epistemology!

— What did famed Christian apologist Ravi Zacharias do to those poor women? (4:15)

God’s Not Dead 4 will soon be coming to a bargain bin near you. (17:53)

— A Christian-owned wedding venue in North Carolina is getting exactly what it deserves after refusing to host a same-sex ceremony. (23:36)

Kirk Cameron is not a fan of the “mask Gestapo.” (28:36)

— A judge said this to a COVID-denying pastor: “The Constitution is not a suicide pact.” (33:24)

— Even Pat Robertson is telling Donald Trump that it’s time to move on. (36:18)

— A Florida county that previously blocked atheists from giving invocations finally adopted a new inclusive invocation policy. (38:43)

— What’s the benefit to atheists promoting their cause at a Republican event? (42:51)

— Jessica talks about her favorite current Christmas movies. (54:51)

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