Ep. 282 - The Mike Pence Rule Strikes Again In A Sheriff's Office by Friendly Atheist Podcast published on 2019-08-10T03:25:06Z 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. — In New Zealand, evangelicals have a “trust” problem. (0:36) — Neil deGrasse Tyson‘s thoughtless tweet after last week’s mass shootings. (6:30) — Donald Trump hammed it up for a picture with the baby who’s now an orphan because of Trump’s anti-immigration rhetoric. (21:45) — This Ohio lawmaker blamed the Dayton mass shooting on everything and everyone except guns. (26:59) — Mike Huckabee thinks more Jesus will prevent mass shootings. (29:29) — A Christian Cross in a Pennsylvania county’s logo isn’t promoting Christianity, a court says. (34:11) — A Christian sheriff says he was fired for his faith. It’s actually because he wouldn’t train a woman. (39:35) — Mike Pence has some horribly worded post-shooting advice. (46:00) — Does the Mormon Church deserve to be sued for lying to people? (48:15) — Most Catholics don’t believe in Eucharist, so why are they Catholic? (54:55) — Conservatives always offer “thoughts and prayers” in response to guns but never abortion. (1:02:26) — Joe Biden made a Bidenlike gaffe. (1:04:40) — The Boy Scouts have been sued for acting like the Catholic Church. (1:06:02) — Wanna do battle in the Times mini-crossword? Bring it.