Ep. 273 - This Pastor Botched His Biggest Moment by Friendly Atheist Podcast published on 2019-06-07T18:27:54Z 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. — Was Pastor David Platt right or wrong to remain apolitical during a visit from Donald Trump? (0:50) — For no scientific reasons, the Trump administration will restrict fetal tissue research. (17:00) — This is a strange way to wage an attack on Netflix over its abortion position. (21:50) — These people are horrible at defending a televangelist’s private jet. (29:00) — The Catholic Church has lobbyists. Guess what they’re lobbying for? (39:15) — We know which Democratic candidate atheists prefer the most — and it’s not Joe Biden. (43:15) — A district attorney in Tennessee says his rejection of marriage equality changes how he prosecutes criminals. (49:49) — An Alabama mayor says he was just joking about killing LGBTQ people. (No he wasn’t.) (55:00) — A Catholic bishop from West Virginia spent millions of dollars on travel and gifts. (59:54) — Creationists are mocking Flat Earthers for not understanding science. My irony meter just broke. (1:03:16) — Nevada has decriminalized abortion! (1:05:18) — A Sikh man with a rainbow turban won the internet. (1:06:00) — God loves you. That’s why he might kill you. (1:07:07) — Here’s more information about attorney Andrew Seidel‘s talk in Chicago, which Hemant will be moderating!