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

We talked about:

— Kentucky Gov. Matt Bevin, a Christian Nationalist, lost his race… for now. (0:31)

— Rapper T.I. is creepily obsessed with his daughter’s hymen. (5:00)

— A 20-year-old Duggar Family child (not that one) is running for State Rep. in Arkansas. (14:55)

— The Irish government says it will look into changing a bizarre survey question about kids’ religious beliefs. (20:55)

— Christian Comedian John Crist is canceling his tour after allegations of sexual misconduct. (29:30)

— Why haven’t Brett Kavanaugh and Samuel Alito recused themselves from these Supreme Court cases…? (40:44)

— Washington Nationals pitcher Sean Doolittle refused a White House invitation after his World Series win. (46:20)

— A Maryland county punished a local library because a Christian protested a Drag Queen Story Hour event. (52:10)

— Since Christians are doing it, Satanists want to take advantage of a school release program in Knoxville, TN. (57:10)

— These men from Spain were acquitted of rape charges for the worst possible reason. (1:04:10)

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Hemant Mehta is the founder of, a YouTube creator, podcast co-host, and author of multiple books about atheism. He can be reached at @HemantMehta.

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