Ep. 306 - The Church That Doesn't Want Old People


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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. — Donald Trump appeared at the misnamed “March for Life.” (0:25) — Green Bay Packers QB Aaron Rodgers has an important question about God. (5:29) — Was a church wrong for telling old members to get out? (11:03) — The Church of England reiterates that only straight married people can have sex. (14:52) — A survey shows that atheists know more about the Holocaust\ than Christians. (19:10) — This controversy over invocations in Berea, Kentucky will inevitably lead to a lawsuit. (28:13) — Conservative Dennis Prager says private conversations aren’t an accurate reflection of someone’s character. (35:14) — Utah (!) has finally banned gay conversion torture. (43:20) — An Indiana legislator wants to make his anti-abortion bill immune to lawsuits. (45:25) — The Supreme Court heard a case that could upend church/state separation. (50:05) — Mike Pence spoke at a church where a pastor delivered a rabidly anti-gay sermon. Because of course he did. (55:00)

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