The Charlie Kirk “Think Tank” Has Tanked

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

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— A Belgian court fined the Jehovah’s Witnesses for shunning former members. (0:25)

— The Catholic Church still says it won’t bless same-sex marriages. Some priests want to rebel. (7:50)

— The Liberty University “think tank” co-founded by right-wing activist Charlie Kirk has fired Charlie Kirk. (18:28)

— CNN’s Don Lemon said God loves everyone. Now a Christian hate group is furious. (24:18)

— The Georgia spa shooter had a long faith-filled history. (27:09)

— Bob Jones University, which once banned interracial dating, wants you to know they oppose the Equality Act. (40:40)

— A Montana Republican says he wants silent prayer in schools as a way to get God back in the classroom. (44:58)

— A Florida bill would let student athletes preach over the loudspeaker before playoff games. (49:55)

— A student recorded her middle school health teacher preaching in the classroom. (57:38)

Sen. Lindsey Graham says if the filibuster is changed, he’ll talk until he falls over. Let him. (1:00:20)

— Being “Super Straight” is a (silly bigoted) thing now. (1:06:59)

The Church Expulsion Letter

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

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— Atheists are more likely to get vaccinated, according to a new survey. (0:26)

— A realtor arrested in a murder-for-hire plot assumed God would just forgive her. (6:40)

— Christian apologist Sye Ten Bruggencate apparently took advantage of a “vulnerable woman.” (12:15)

— A new study links evangelicals with a desire for bigger penises. (16:50)

— A Republican lawmaker says we don’t need gun control because Cain killed Abel in the Bible. (23:31)

— A Tennessee church sent a nasty letter to a member for her sinful lifestyle. (30:07)

— An Arizona bill could give churches immunity even in abuse cases. (37:10)

Beth Moore quit the Southern Baptist Convention. Good for her. Bad for them. (42:33)

— An Arkansas lawmaker wants Creationism back in the classroom. (49:10)

Pastor Robert Jeffress says we’ll be working in Heaven but with no government regulations. Yay…? (56:05)

Ravi Zacharias‘ former ministry will rebrand to get away from the predator’s name. (59:58)

— Switzerland approved a burka ban. (1:04:31)

This Sermon Was Misogynistic Even by Evangelical Standards

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

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— A Baptist pastor whose misogynistic nonsense went viral has temporary left the ministry. (1:11)

— A New York woman saying allowing her husband to get a divorce violated her religious freedom. (17:00)

Sye Ten Bruggencate, a notorious Christian apologist, has resigned from his ministry citing unnamed “moral failure.” (20:35)

— Another Idaho lawmaker opposed a child education bill because it might push more moms to work outside the home. (27:45)

— An Idaho lawmaker says face masks injure “our souls.” (30:51)

— Catholic leaders are stupidly urging people not to take the Johnson & Johnson vaccine. (35:10)

— An Academy Award voter told one director he wouldn’t watch her film because it espoused a pro-choice message. (42:37)

— Christians are furious that a Christian adoption agency will now work with gay couples in order to not lose taxpayer funding. (49:29)

— Going to CPAC and celebrating how they embrace secular conspiracies instead of religious ones is really really dumb. (54:05)

The Catholic Church vs. a Mom’s OnlyFans Page

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

— Order My Name is Stardust or anything else from Stardust Science and get a 10% discount with the promo code “FriendlyAtheist”!

— This church staffer is super-racist. (1:29)

— A Catholic School expelled three kids after learning about their mom’s OnlyFans account. (15:40)

— Should a judge have booted a juror who said God told him about the suspect’s guilt before jury deliberations began? (22:29)

— Tennessee Republicans want rapists to have veto power over their victims’ abortions. (35:48)

Ken Ham says the Perseverance rover’s budget should’ve been spent on Creationism. (40:50

Rep. Al Green gave a stirring speech condemning Christians using God to justify their opposition to the Equality Act. (43:38)

— A Texas bishop blamed atheism for all of society’s problems. (46:18)

— A heavy metal musician from Poland is fighting back against blasphemy charges. (50:40)

— Progressive evangelicals are speaking out against Christian Nationalism, but it’s not enough. (54:50)