Jessica and I spoke about several stories from the past week involving religion and politics.
— A Christian lawmaker used the Bible to justify the physical abuse of kids with disabilities in public schools. (0:37)
— Americans still view atheists unfavorably… but it’s not all bad news. (25:42)
— In a lawsuit, a teenager says a teacher assaulted her for not saying the Pledge of Allegiance. (43:37)
— An editorial defending college football coach Deion Sanders’ proselytizing fumbled the facts. (54:35)
— The Santa Rosa Catholic Diocese in California has filed for bankruptcy. (1:13:29)
— A Christian school in Vermont is banned from competing in state-sanctioned events after refusing to play a team with a trans athlete. (1:21:03)