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TSP143: Gun Worshiping in Church

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In this episode, we discuss Alcoholics Anonymous and a court case in Ohio dealing with an atheist forced to go. We also hit on the church ceremony where a bunch of people blessed their AR-15’s and a book about a Mormon girl that went from a survivalist style childhood to multiple colleges.
https://www.reuters.com/news/picture/blessing-the-ar-15-idUSRTX4ZCOJ

https://www.npr.org/sections/thetwo-way/2018/03/01/589808670/ar-15s-are-biblical-rod-of-iron-at-pennsylvania-church

https://www.npr.org/2018/02/20/587244230/memoirist-retraces-her-journey-from-survivalist-childhood-to-cambridge-ph-d?

https://www.theatlantic.com/magazine/archive/2015/04/the-irrationality-of-alcoholics-anonymous/386255/?utm_source=fbb

https://www.courthousenews.com/atheist-fights-court-ordered-alcoholics-anonymous-treatment/

https://jezebel.com/vatican-womens-magazine-denounces-exploitation-of-nuns-1823426294?

 

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Tags: Secularism, Atheism, Agnosticism, Humanism, Anti-theism, Religion, Belief, Faith, God, Christianity, AR-15, Blessings, Church, Pennsylvania, Mormons, Survivalist, Tara Westover, Alcoholics Anonymous, Ohio, James Lindon, Vatican, Nuns

 

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TSP142: Unfortunate Side Affects of Shunning

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In this episode we discuss the sad case of a woman in Michigan that killed herself and her family because of the shunning she was receiving after leaving the Jehovah’s Witnesses. We also hit on Kim Davis’ book, and the Florida teacher with a white supremacist podcast.

 

https://www.thelocal.es/20180207/man-who-photoshopped-his-own-face-on-chris-statue

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/florida-teacher-linked-to-white-supremacist-podcast-removed-from-the-classroom_us_5a9c78e7e4b089ec353b7572?

http://www.joemygod.com/2018/02/26/kentucky-four-times-married-christian-adulteress-kim-davis-releases-book-sanctity-jesus-marriage/

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/progressivesecularhumanist/2018/03/conservative-christians-kill-bill-banning-child-marriage-kentucky/

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2018/02/20/ex-jehovahs-witness-kills-family-then-herself-possibly-due-to-church-shunning/

http://www.fox2detroit.com/news/local-news/keego-harbor-mom-who-killed-family-and-self-remembered-as-quirky-happy

https://www.npr.org/2017/02/19/510585965/poor-education-leads-to-lost-dreams-and-low-income-for-many-jehovahs-witnesses

 

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TSP141: Bay View? More Like, Pray View!

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So while Amanda was away, she happened to go past this little town in Michigan. She had no idea how close she was to being burned as a witch! We also wrap up a Satanic Church story from a couple years ago, talk about the Popes take on some child abuse in the church, and when doctors turn people away because of religious beliefs.

http://deadstate.org/satanic-temple-argues-that-missouris-extreme-abortion-laws-violate-their-religious-freedomfbrefreshforce/

https://www.theatlantic.com/health/archive/2018/01/when-the-religious-doctor-refuses-to-treat-you/551231/?utm_source=atlfb

https://iga.in.gov/legislative/2018/bills/senate/203

http://www.statesman.com/news/crime–law/texas-judge-interrupts-jury-says-god-told-him-defendant-not-guilty/ZRdGbT7xPu7lc6kMMPeWKL/

http://www.bbc.com/news/world-latin-america-42745170
https://www.theguardian.com/us-news/2018/feb/09/christians-only-town-bay-view-michigan

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Tags: Secularism, Atheism, Agnosticism, Humanism, Anti-theism, Religion, Belief, Faith, God, Christianity, Satanic Church, Missouri, Abortion laws, Doctors, Indiana Senate, Texas Judge, Jack Robinson, Pope Francis, Child Abuse, Bay View, Michigan, Private Homes,

TSP140: Murder or Divorce?

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Chad and Amanda have a wide range of topics which includes a guy that murdered his wife because he wasn’t allowed to get divorced. We also discuss the Mike Pence and Adam Rippon squabble and white nationalism in the Orthodox community.

https://www.npr.org/2018/01/24/580193284/amid-metoo-evangelicals-grapple-with-misconduct-in-churchtoo
https://www.yahoo.com/newsroom/vibes/president-trump/report-trump-ordered-pentagon-plan-military-parade-washington-5klkmwx
https://thinkprogress.org/mike-pence-fake-news-ex-gay-therapy-2a56f05ec5ee/
https://www.msn.com/en-us/sports/winter-olympics/openly-gay-figure-skater-adam-rippon-declined-chance-to-speak-with-vice-president-pence/ar-BBINIk1
http://thehill.com/homenews/campaign/369183-nevada-dems-unveil-2018-campaign-mascot-mitch-mcturtle
http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2018/01/26/church-elder-allegedly-killed-his-wife-because-his-religion-wont-allow-divorce/
https://forward.com/opinion/393514/white-nationalism-is-spreading-in-the-orthodox-community/?utm_content=daily_Newsletter_MainList_Title_Position

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Tags: Secularism, Atheism, Agnosticism, Humanism, Anti-theism, Religion, Belief, Faith, God, Christianity, Mike Pence, Adam Rippon, #MeToo, #ChurchToo, Trump, Military Parade, Nevada, Mitch McConnell, Mitch McTurtle, Orthodox Jews, White Nationalism, Murder, Divorce, Stephen Allwine

 

TSP139: Talking ‘Bout The Shack

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Anthony has come back to us to talk about a book he read a while back called The Shack, Chad watched the movie. We discuss and compare them. We also talk about a movement called Redneck Revolt and wrap up with a Cracked list about dangers of atheism.

https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Shack
http://www.newsweek.com/redneck-revolt-left-wing-activists-protect-minorities-guns-760923
http://www.cracked.com/blog/6-unpredictable-dangers-being-atheist/

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Tags: Secularism, Atheism, Agnosticism, Humanism, Anti-theism, Religion, Belief, Faith, God, Christianity, The Shack, Redneck Revolt, Cracked.com

TSP138: A Standing Ovation for Sexual Assault

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A Pastor gets a standing ovation immediately after admiting to a sexual encounter with a minor about 20 years ago. We also discuss the new Faithleaks website and more.

http://thehill.com/blogs/blog-briefing-room/news/369118-bill-would-mandate-all-west-virginia-schools-to-offer-bible

http://www.patheos.com/blogs/friendlyatheist/2018/01/10/aclu-kentuckys-bible-literacy-classes-frequently-indoctrinate-students/

http://www.pinknews.co.uk/2018/01/15/gay-judges-should-be-banned-from-hearing-cases-about-christians-says-evangelical-leader/

https://www.jsonline.com/story/news/local/milwaukee/2017/12/18/am-roman-catholic-priest-and-yes-am-gay/960447001/

https://gizmodo.com/new-whistleblower-site-faithleaks-releases-confidential-1821799936

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-5255629/Jehovahs-Witnesses-leak-sheds-light-child-sex-claims.html

http://www.firstcoastnews.com/article/news/nation-now/tenn-pastor-admits-to-sexual-incident-with-teen-receives-standing-ovation-from-congregation/63-506753192

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TSP137: A Box Full of Hate

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We talk about Aziz Ansari being accused of sexual assault (spoiler: it wasn’t) We also hit on Trumps “shithole” remark, and a gay couple that received a box of homophobic literature instead of wedding programs.

http://thehill.com/homenews/administration/369068-pastor-condemned-trumps-shithole-countries-comments-while-pence

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/trump-girthers_us_5a5eea56e4b0ee2ff32b949c?utm_campaign=hp_fb_pages&utm_source=main_fb&utm_medium=facebook&ncid=fcbklnkushpmg00000063

https://www.alternet.org/news-amp-politics/scamming-trump-pastor-demands-one-months-salary-followers

https://nypost.com/2018/01/13/chelsea-manning-is-running-for-us-senate/

https://www.theatlantic.com/entertainment/archive/2018/01/the-humiliation-of-aziz-ansari/550541/

https://www.yahoo.com/lifestyle/gay-couple-sues-printing-company-homophobic-wedding-pamphlets-215824745.html
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