Podcast Ep. 212: The Tide Went Out

In our latest podcast, Jessica and I discussed the past week in politics and atheism.

We talked about:

— Why was David Silverman fired from American Atheists? Because of this. (1:05)

— Attendance at Catholic churches is going down. (33:16)

— Evangelical Christians can’t save their “brand” from Donald Trump since it was a problem to begin with. (35:22)

— Liberty University doesn’t want student reporters to report on a progressive Christian event. (43:37)

— Oklahoma just named its “Official Inspirational Song” and it’s a Christian rock ballad. (51:55)

Senator Cory Booker grilled Secretary of State nominee Mike Pompeo over his anti-gay views. (54:55)

— Focus on the Family has quietly ended its anti-LGBTQ “Day of Dialogue.” (58:34)

— Creationist Ken Ham is mad that people said he’s loosening restrictions in his hiring… even though he is. (1:02:05)

— Missouri interfaith leaders are speaking out against a bill allowing concealed carry weapons in churches. (1:07:43)

— We answer listener mail! (1:09:54)

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