Episode 166 Shownotes

April 21, 2016 1 comment

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Headline Links:

Report: About 2/3rds of British Muslims wouldn’t inform the authorities if they knew someone was a terrorist: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/04/15/roughly-two-thirds-of-british-muslims-say-they-wouldnt-inform-authorities-of-terrorist-plot/

Nebraska judge denies prisoner religious protection because Pastafarianism isn’t a real religion: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/04/13/pastafarianism-is-not-a-real-religion-judge-tells-prisoner-in-completely-serious-decision/

Pope to trans teens: “Quitcher bitchin.” http://www.patheos.com/blogs/progressivesecularhumanist/2016/04/pope-francis-trashes-transgender-teens/

Reports resurfacing of Ted Cruz arguing in court that Americans have no right to masturbate: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/progressivesecularhumanist/2016/04/ted-cruz-americans-have-no-right-to-masturbate/

Update: Ark Park hiring practices are starting to come into focus: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/04/15/ken-hams-ark-encounter-theme-park-will-only-hire-young-earth-creationists/

Utah Mormons battle porn out of concern for “public health” http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/04/15/inspired-by-feminist-professor-utah-mormons-combat-porn-out-of-concern-for-public-health/

http://www.usatoday.com/story/news/nation-now/2016/04/19/utah-governor-pornography-resolution-public-health-crisis/83221468/

Guest on Jim Bakker’s show says Stonehenge was built by satanic giants: http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/did-satanic-giants-build-stonehenge

Pastor Manning curses gay people to have flames shoot out of their asses (there’s more, of course): http://www.patheos.com/blogs/progressivesecularhumanist/2016/04/watch-harlem-hate-pastor-declares-im-the-sodomite-slayer/

This Week in Misogyny:

Afghanistan don’t want no lady-music: https://widerimage.reuters.com/story/womens-orchestra-in-kabul

Female MP in Iran may lose her job over cross-gender handshake: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/04/16/female-mp-in-iran-could-lose-her-job-over-alleged-cross-gender-handshake/

John Kasich’s advice to women worried about rape: avoid parties with a lot of alcohol: http://www.rawstory.com/2016/04/john-kasich-tells-woman-asking-about-protection-from-rape-avoid-parties-with-a-lot-of-alcohol/

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Episode 165 Show Notes

April 14, 2016 Leave a comment

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Episode 164 Shownotes

April 7, 2016 1 comment

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MS gov signs anti-LGBT bill: http://www.religionnews.com/2016/04/05/mississippi-lgbt-gay-rights-religious-freecom/

Retired lawyer sues Israel airline for making her change seats: http://www.theguardian.com/world/2016/apr/01/renee-rabinowitz-sue-israeli-airline-el-al-orthodox-gender-discrimination

New Lifeway study: American Christians feel more persecuted than ever; Americans in general feel they’re more whiny than ever: http://www.religionnews.com/2016/03/31/us-christians-see-religious-liberty-sliding-while-intolerance-and-whining-rise/

Rabbi announces Sabbath ban on Amazon Echo: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/04/06/orthodox-jewish-rabbi-dont-use-amazon-echo-while-observing-shabbat-or-youll-upset-god/

Ken Ham: “Ancient non-stick frying pans evidence for Noah’s ark” http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/04/01/ken-ham-if-non-stick-frying-pans-existed-in-ancient-times-noahs-ark-totally-makes-sense/

TN bill would allow therapists not to treat atheists and other sinners: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/03/30/tennessee-house-bill-would-let-therapists-refuse-to-treat-atheists-gay-people-and-other-sinners/

Crazy person: “Sex ed is a plot to make money off of HIV treatments” http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/sharon-slater-sex-ed-planned-parenthood-plot-make-money-hiv-treatments-condoms

Bill to make bible TN state book passes both houses of congress: http://www.religionnews.com/2016/04/05/bill-make-bible-official-state-book-goes-tenn-governor/

LA Legislator: “We know creationism is true because we found Noah’s ark” http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/04/02/louisiana-legislator-on-education-subcommittee-says-creationism-is-true-because-we-found-noahs-ark/

Set Free conference aims to cure America of porn: http://www.religionnews.com/2016/04/04/christians-pornography-josh-mcdowell/

This Week in Misogyny:

B-Fish: Those poor abortion women don’t know any better: http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/bryan-fischer-woman-who-have-abortions-should-not-be-punished-because-they-dont-know-any-bet

Shoebat: Women who have abortions are sluts that deserve the death penalty: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/03/31/christian-extremist-women-who-have-abortions-are-sluts-who-deserve-the-death-penalty/

TX law forces woman to carry stillborn fetus to term: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/04/01/due-to-texas-abortion-ban-woman-forced-to-carry-stillborn-20-week-old-fetus-to-term/

 

 

 

 

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Episode 163 Show Notes

March 31, 2016 Leave a comment

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Headline Links:

Chocolatiers in the crosshairs of “war on Easter” fantasy: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/03/24/the-war-on-easter-has-finally-begun-and-chocolate-companies-are-caught-in-the-crossfire/

Humanist Easter display in Wisconsin honors Obi-Wan Kenobi: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/03/26/for-easter-theres-a-display-honoring-obi-wan-kenobi-in-the-wisconsin-state-capitol/

Glenn Beck: The constitution comes along, and all of a sudden we have microwave ovens: http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/glenn-beck-constitution-comes-and-all-sudden-we-have-microwave-ovens

TX lawmaker charged the state to travel of OK for “pain relieving Jesus shot” http://www.rawstory.com/2016/03/texas-lawmaker-billed-taxpayers-for-trip-to-oklahoma-to-get-pain-relieving-jesus-shot/

Priest gambles away $500,000 raised for Iraqi refugees: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/03/29/canadian-priest-gambled-away-half-a-million-dollars-his-church-raised-for-refugees/

The world’s first Jewish tartan is a real thing: http://www.electricscotland.com/tartans/story13.htm

Irish Priests will bless roads to improve safety: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/03/26/who-needs-drivers-ed-irish-priests-will-bless-the-roads-to-improve-safety/

Mississippi Bill allows churches to kill people: http://www.rawstory.com/2016/03/miss-lawmakers-pass-bill-letting-churches-appoint-unaccountable-soldiers-of-god-as-armed-security/

Dinkoism offers atheists in India their own Flying Spaghetti Monster, and it’s a super mouse: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/03/24/dinkoism-a-parody-religion-centered-around-a-mouse-god-is-gaining-a-following-in-india/

Idaho Republican: Bibles in Public schools are okay according to the “little supreme court in my head” http://www.rawstory.com/2016/03/idaho-republican-bibles-in-public-schools-ruled-constitutional-by-little-supreme-court-in-my-head/

Sarah Palin’s version of “Judge Judy” in the works: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/03/23/judge-sarah-palin-dont-mind-if-i-do/

This Week in Misogyny:

Scotus ruling on contraception case: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/03/29/the-supreme-courts-suggested-solution-in-a-contraception-case-wont-satisfy-the-right/ and http://thinkprogress.org/justice/2016/03/29/3764508/how-to-make-sense-of-the-baffling-order-the-supreme-court-just-handed-down-on-birth-control/

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Episode 161 Show Notes

March 17, 2016 Leave a comment

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Trump: Virtually 100% of mosques preach hatred for America: http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/donald-trump-virtually-100-percent-mosques-preach-hate-against-america

3 Philly priests charged with enabling sex abuse and interfering with police investigations: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/03/15/3-catholic-priests-charged-with-enabling-serial-predator-to-sexually-assault-kids-for-decades/

Egyptian justice minister gets fired for Muhammad joke: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/03/15/egyptian-justice-minister-fired-after-joking-that-even-muhammad-would-be-jailed-for-a-crime/

Kevin Swanson: Girl Scout leaders should be executed for promoting Lesbianism: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/03/15/christian-pastor-says-girl-scout-leaders-should-be-executed-for-promoting-lesbianism/

Glenn Beck: Hell awaits Hillary and Trump supporters: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/03/12/glenn-beck-suggests-that-hell-awaits-hillary-clinton-and-donald-trump-supporters/

Rick Joyner: Donald Trump is like Jesus because they’re both tough and intimidating: http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/rick-joyner-donald-trump-acts-just-jesus-and-his-disciples

Dinesh Dsouza about to release If Footmen Tire You, What Will Hillary Clinton Do?: http://www.rightwingwatch.org/content/dinesh-dsouza-says-his-new-movie-so-emotionally-powerful-itll-cause-democrats-need-counselin

Paltrow now selling skin care products that have been “meditated over” http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/03/12/gwyneth-paltrow-is-now-promoting-skincare-products-that-have-been-meditated-over/

ISIS using video game comparisons to make joining them seem cooler: http://www.religionnews.com/2016/03/13/islamic-state-video-game-terrorist/

This Week in Misogyny:

Afghan women’s soccer team introduces hijab jersey: http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2016/03/08/afghanistan-womens-soccer-team-jersey-hijab_n_9408644.html?utm_hp_ref=religion&ir=Religion

Christian purity site: Girls who dress immodestly reduce their own value and respect http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/03/11/christian-purity-site-girls-who-dress-immodestly-reduce-their-own-value-and-respect/

Pastor Steven Anderson on why women shouldn’t wear pants: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/03/14/christian-preacher-elaborates-on-why-women-shouldnt-wear-pants/

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Episode 160 Shownotes

March 10, 2016 Leave a comment

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Research shows link between conservative christianity and crime: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/progressivesecularhumanist/2016/03/research-shows-link-between-conservative-christianity-and-crime/

Arizona high priestess found guilty of “sexual healing” http://www.religionnews.com/2016/03/03/arizona-high-priestess-guilty-of-sexual-healing-phoenix-goddess-temple-religious-freedom-prostitution-sexual-healing-tracy-elise/

Teacher leads students out of religious assembly; accused of racism: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/03/04/a-teacher-who-led-students-out-of-a-religious-assembly-may-be-fired-after-accusations-of-racism/

Boko Haram kills all the farmers, runs out of food: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/03/04/nigerian-terrorist-group-boko-haram-having-driven-out-scores-of-farmers-is-on-the-hunt-for-food/

Ray Comfort: “Atheists would resort to cannibalism because ‘survival of the fittest’.” http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/03/05/christian-evangelist-atheists-would-be-cannibals-in-an-emergency-due-to-survival-of-the-fittest/

Phoenix city council decides to jump back into invocation buttfuckery; but says it’s only for Christian chaplains now: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/03/03/the-phoenix-az-city-council-will-now-allow-only-christian-chaplains-to-give-invocation-prayers/

100,000 show up to celebrate Muslim assassin at his funeral: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/03/04/i-am-qadri-100000-pakistani-muslims-attend-assassins-funeral-admiring-his-butchery/

Chino Valley School Board vows to violate court order and keep praying to Jesus at meetings: http://www.sbsun.com/social-affairs/20160307/chino-valley-unified-hires-law-firm-to-appeal-no-prayer-ruling

Ken Ham: Teaching children about evolution is ‘intellectual child abuse’ http://www.patheos.com/blogs/progressivesecularhumanist/2016/03/leading-creationist-claims-teaching-evolution-is-intellectual-child-abuse/

Nano-Bible can be worn as a cufflink: http://www.religionnews.com/2016/03/03/nano-bible-jewelry-chip/

Chaz Stevens now wants to erect a giant Donald Trump penis at the State Capitol (for Shinto penis holiday) http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/03/02/a-florida-activist-wants-to-erect-a-giant-donald-trump-phallus-display-outside-the-state-capitol/

TWIM LINKS:

Christianity Today apologizes for “Son-in-law” job posting: http://www.religionnews.com/2016/03/05/christianity-today-son-in-law/

Christian writer tells women how to “learn their place” http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/03/03/christian-writer-tells-women-how-to-learn-their-place/

Pakistani law criminalizing violence against women deemed “un-Islamic” http://www.patheos.com/blogs/progressivesecularhumanist/2016/03/pakistan-law-criminalizing-violence-against-women-declared-un-islamic/

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Episode 155 Show Notes

February 4, 2016 1 comment

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HEADLINES:

Pastor Manning’s church is up for auction over $1,000,000 in unpaid debts: https://www.dnainfo.com/new-york/20160128/central-harlem/homophobic-pastors-harlem-church-up-for-public-auction-over-unpaid-debts

And an LGBT group is trying to buy it: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/01/30/lgbt-center-wants-to-buy-harlem-hate-pastors-church/

And Manning says it won’t happen until we see gay dudes birthing ass-babies: http://www.rawstory.com/2016/02/harlem-pastor-gays-cant-foreclose-on-my-church-until-they-birth-babies-through-their-anus/

Italian museum covered up nude statues when Iranian president visited: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/01/27/italian-museum-covers-up-nude-statues-during-visit-from-iranian-president/

Man testifies that abortion must be restricted “to protect white culture” http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/01/27/at-florida-subcommittee-hearing-man-says-abortion-must-be-restricted-to-preserve-white-culture/

and possibly Pastor: Anti-gay discrimination should be legal because a gay person shot my classmate once: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/01/29/pastor-says-anti-gay-discrimination-should-be-legal-because-a-gay-student-once-shot-her-classmate/

TX Principle: “God was at work” during CO leak: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/01/31/texas-middle-school-principal-god-was-at-work-during-schools-carbon-monoxide-leak/

Christian Activists: It’s better if your kids are addicted to drugs than gay: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/01/28/christian-activist-parents-would-rather-their-kids-be-addicted-to-drugs-than-be-gay/

AZ rep hold prayer rally to magically counterbalance Satanic invocation: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/01/31/to-counter-satanic-invocation-arizona-state-rep-will-hold-prayer-rally-to-protect-phoenix/

Phil Robertson calls for genocide against gay marriage supporters at Cruz rally: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/progressivesecularhumanist/2016/02/at-cruz-rally-duck-dynasty-star-says-rid-the-earth-of-gay-marriage-supporters/

Obama to visit mosque: Herman Cain explains it’s so he can get “kissy kissy” with the Muslim brotherhood: http://www.rawstory.com/2016/01/herman-cain-obama-visits-mosques-because-he-wants-to-go-kissy-kissy-with-the-muslim-brotherhood/

THIS WEEK IN MISOGYNY:

Marc Driscoll has a new church coming: http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/02/02/women-beware-pastor-mark-driscoll-announces-the-formation-of-a-new-church/

Make rape legal group plans anti-woman demonstration in 47 countries: http://www.rawstory.com/2016/02/us-make-rape-legal-group-plans-worldwide-anti-woman-event-in-43-countries/

Seasonal Marriage laws raise concerns of sex trafficking http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2016/02/02/seasonal-marriage-law-raises-sex-trafficking-worries-in-egypt/

Israel approves “mixed gender” area at the Western Wall: http://www.religionnews.com/2016/01/31/israel-approves-mixed-gender-jewish-prayer-site-at-western-wall/

Australian lawmakers can now breastfeed in parliament: http://jezebel.com/australian-lawmakers-now-free-to-breastfeed-in-parliame-1756590830

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