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Jessica and I sat down to talk about several stories from the past week involving religion and politics.
— Hemant’s speaking in Florida this weekend! (0:56)
— Jessica got into a Twitter fight with a celebrity (?) over the meaning of “atheist.” (1:38)
— Hemant’s invocation in DuPage County will lead to a vote on the practice. (5:59)
— A high schooler who broke school rules claims she was punished for her religion. (11:40)
— The Diocese of Brooklyn is angrier about Pete Davidson‘s SNL joke than child abuse. (16:51)
— Cardinal George Pell will spend only six years in jail for child rape. (23:30)
— A Georgia legislator says she’ll introduce a bill to regulate men’s balls. (28:50)
— Humanist weddings are less likely to end in divorce, according to figures out of Scotland. (34:40)
— Analyzing rape kits actually works. Who knew? (41:20)
— Education Secretary Betsy DeVos wants taxpayers to fund “secular” services by religious groups for schools. (46:26)
— Captain Marvel did not sit well with an anti-feminist Christian writer. (49:42)
— Westboro Baptist Church protested against a trans legislator… but there were counter-protesters with kazoos. (55:39)
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