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    Ep. 369 - Atheists No Longer Have To Swear To God To Vote In Alabama

    Ep. 369 - Atheists No Longer Have To Swear To God To Vote In Alabama

    Please support the show at https://www.patreon.com/friendlyatheistpodcast

    Jessica and I sat down to talk about several stories from the past week involving religion and politics.
    — Atheists no longer have to swear an oath to God in order to vote in Alabama. (1:30)
    — An anti-LGBTQ official in Alabama dropped his future Senate bid after his mistress revealed their taped conversations. (8:19)
    — Tennessee Republicans are removing a ban on priests holding office… but not the part banning atheists from the same thing. (16:54)
    — Tennessee’s Lt. Gov. found a clever way to block a bill making the Bible the Official State Book. (25:52)
    — Texas wants lawyers for fetuses. (29:05)
    — The Arkansas House passed a bill permitting the teaching of Creationism in science class. (32:56)
    — Jerry Falwell, Jr. told people to get vaccinated to own the libs. (37:05)
    — A New York GOP official resigned after claiming gay people on an island would die in a few decades. (40:36)
    — A Kentucky tax preparer is openly refusing to work with gay couples. (46:46)
    — Creationists are mad that “higher standards” in science education mean not teaching Creationism. (50:33)
    — This is a weird reason to not like Morgan Freeman. (1:05:20)
    — The president of the Mormon Church said people with religious doubts are “lazy learners.” (1:13:09)

    • 1 hr 22 min
    Ep. 368 - The Outrage Over Lil Nas X And "Satan Shoes"

    Ep. 368 - The Outrage Over Lil Nas X And "Satan Shoes"

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    Jessica and I sat down to talk about several stories from the past week involving religion and politics.
    — Conservative Christians can’t handle Lil Nas X and his Satan Shoes. (0:38)
    — A church told a woman she was ineligible to win a fishing trip in a raffle because of her ladyparts. (14:20)
    — Church attendance in America is at an all-time low. (23:45)
    — Will not playing on the Sabbath hurt this baseball player’s career prospects? (30:37)
    — A Christian school apologized for inviting a guest speaker who wasn’t anti-LGBTQ enough. (40:23)
    — Evangelist Rick Joyner has five kids, all of whom reject his radical beliefs. (48:29)
    — The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops opposed a suicide hotline because it would help LGBTQ people. (56:52)
    — A survey found that many Republicans don’t think Joe Biden is a real Catholic. (59:45)
    — A Colorado town sold part of a public cemetery to a boy scout so he could promote Christianity. (1:02:56)
    — An Oklahoma teacher called trans people “sinful” in class; a student exposed her words. (1:09:35)

    • 1 hr 13 min
    BONUS - Interview With John Bluemke, former Republican

    BONUS - Interview With John Bluemke, former Republican

    Jess sat down with her father to discuss why he left the Republican Party in 2016 and the impact that Donald Trump had on his understanding of America.
    (Please excuse some sound issues in the first 3 min of the recording!)
    Recorded on 3/20/21 in Lake Geneva, Wisconsin.

    • 58 min
    Ep. 367 - GOP Senator Opposes Sabbath-Day Voting

    Ep. 367 - GOP Senator Opposes Sabbath-Day Voting

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    Jessica and I sat down to talk about several stories from the past week involving religion and politics.
    — Order anything from Stardust Science and get a 10% discount with the promo code “friendlyatheist”! https://stardustscience.com/discount/FriendlyAtheist

    — Republican senator Cindy Hyde-Smith opposes Sunday voting because that’s the Sabbath Day. (0:42)
    — Franklin Graham infuriated Christians after urging them to get vaccinated. (8:40)
    — Half of Republican men say they won’t get vaccinated, but their family members are trying to change their minds. (13:11)
    — A Christian doesn’t want Robert E. Lee High School to change its name because Jesus didn’t oppose slavery. (16:34)
    — Ted Cruz says liberals get angry over “thoughts and prayers” because they hate God. (19:35)
    — Will suing the Mormon Church for fraud work? (22:31)
    — Australian politicians are having sex in the Parliament prayer room. (31:15)
    — Should the government remove roadside memorial crosses? (36:01)
    — A survivor of the Colorado shooting returned to the scene to declare that Jesus won. (46:40)
    — Panera Bread is being sued for religious discrimination by a Pagan employee. (52:54)
    — An Arkansas law would allow Christian doctors to refuse service to trans people. (1:01:34)

    • 1 hr 10 min
    Ep. 366 - The Charlie Kirk "Think Tank" Has Tanked

    Ep. 366 - The Charlie Kirk "Think Tank" Has Tanked

    Please support the show at https://www.patreon.com/friendlyatheistpodcast

    Jessica and I sat down to talk about several stories from the past week involving religion and politics.
    — Order anything from Stardust Science and get a 10% discount with the promo code “friendlyatheist”! https://stardustscience.com/discount/FriendlyAtheist

    — 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)

    • 1 hr 15 min
    Ep. 365 - The Church Expulsion Letter

    Ep. 365 - The Church Expulsion Letter

    Please support the show at https://www.patreon.com/friendlyatheistpodcast

    Jessica and I sat down to talk about several stories from the past week involving religion and politics.
    — Order anything from Stardust Science and get a 10% discount with the promo code “friendlyatheist”! https://stardustscience.com/discount/FriendlyAtheist

    — 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)

    • 1 hr 16 min

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