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Jessica and I sat down to talk about several stories from the past week involving religion and politics.
— What have we learned about the MAGA hat-wearing kids who were in the middle of a media firestorm? (0:20)
— The Trump administration will allow a South Carolina faith-based foster care agency to discriminate against non-Christians using taxpayer funding. (19:30)
— The definition of “domestic violence” has changed, for some reason, under the Trump administration. (24:02)
— A Virginia legislator voted against the Equal Rights Amendment because God already says men and women are equal. (27:25)
— Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez appeared on a Twitch livestream and helped raise $340,000 for a trans rights charity. (35:30)
— Conan O’Brien had an optimistic take on what could be a very depressing thought. (42:32)
— How do we fund Donald Trump’s border wall? One Arizona legislator wants to issue a tax on adult content online. (48:00)
— Being a virgin, like everything else, is no excuse to commit a mass shooting. (54:33)
— A Mormon gay conversion therapist says he wants to date men. (55:44)
— A judge ruled against a lesbian couple who were rejected from a faith-based retirement home. (1:01:20)