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Jessica and I sat down to talk about several stories from the past week involving religion and politics.
— Congressional Freethought Caucus co-chair Rep. Jamie Raskin said the GOP is “operating like a religious cult.” (5:30)
— Canada has granted asylum to the Saudi woman trying to escape her religious parents. (7:41)
— Catholics trust clergy members less than ever before. (14:20)
— The historical phrase “CE” is upsetting British Christians. (17:17)
— States are already pushing for mandatory Bible classes in public high schools. (21:25)
— Liberty Counsel is furious that an anti-lynching bill includes protection for LGBTQ people. (29:05)
— Hate-Pastor Donnie Romero has resigned from his church after admitting multiple sins (but he insists he still hates gay people). (33:36)
— The Dutch version of the anti-LGBTQ Nashville Statement has pro-LGBTQ secular competition. (39:10)
— Pat Robertson doesn’t understand how internet searches work. (42:42)
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