Ep. 305 - The Rainbow Sweater That Got A Girl Expelled


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By Friendly Atheist Podcast, Hemant Mehta, and Jessica Bluemke. Discovered by Player FM and our community — copyright is owned by the publisher, not Player FM, and audio is streamed directly from their servers. Hit the Subscribe button to track updates in Player FM, or paste the feed URL into other podcast apps.
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. — A Christian school expelled a girl for wearing a rainbow sweater. (4:36) — There’s a papal fight over priestly celibacy! (11:33) — Oklahoma could make 2020 the “Year of the Bible.” (15:18) — Christian non-profits are turning into “churches” to avoid transparency. (18:39) — This Christian woman drove her car into oncoming traffic because she thought God was testing her faith. (25:10) — The Christian Moms are very mad over a harmless Burger King commercial. (27:31) — Should a juror have been ejected for saying God told her the suspect was not guilty? (30:13) — A city council in New York got rid of the Pledge of Allegiance at meetings. (37:55) — A Missouri lawmaker has filed a bill to punish librarians who let kids check out “inappropriate” books. (40:47) — The Trump administration issued useless rules to protect “religious liberty.” (49:02) — And a long rant about politics and the Oscars.

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