Remember Arizona State Rep. Juan Mendez? He’s the 28-year-old atheist Democrat who delivered a secular invocation on the floor of the House (“I would like to ask that you not bow your heads…”), so enraging some of his colleagues that one of them delivered two Christian invocations the next day.
A couple of weeks ago, Mendez spoke at the Secular Student Alliance conference in Las Vegas. Video of his talk is now online:
My favorite line comes when Mendez talks about why college activists should get politically active, too (9:05 mark): “If you can work with college kids, you guys can work with politicians”
Watch it. And please leave any notable timestamps/summaries in the comments!