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

We talked about:

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— A Bronx pastor has resigned after telling men the “best person to rape is your wife.” (3:59)

— Christians can apparently “cast out” their vaccines by asking God. (15:16)

Reptile alien. Sex. Jesus. Xerxes. Gargoyles. (20:11)

— An anti-gay Christian florist will pay $5,000 to settle a case after discriminating against a gay customer. (27:15)

— Church vandalism would end more quickly if religious leaders took criticism seriously. (35:40)

— A wannabe GOP governor says straight relationships are “superior” to gay ones. (44:11)

— A judge effectively tossed out a lawsuit against a Catholic school accused of being “too woke.” (48:25)

— There’s yet another lawsuit against Liberty University. (54:19)

— A Florida man was charged with 1,200 counts of sexual abuse and incest after raising the topic with his pastor. (59:16)

— A GOP lawmaker said gay people living in fear are just facing the “normal consequences” of their “choices.” (1:04:30)

— Most Americans don’t blame God for all the suffering in the world. (1:09:46)

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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.